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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

14 Aquilae

14 Aquilae is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Aquila.

14 Aquilae visual magnitude is 5.42. Because of its reltive faintness, 14 Aquilae should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about 14 Aquilae:

5.42
Main-sequence
14 Aquilae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 23°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 14 Aquilae

14 Aquilae is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 14 Aquilae are provided in the following table:

19h 02m 54s
-03° 41’ 56”
30.94°
-4.23°
Aquila

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 14 Aquilae in the sky:

Finder chart 14 Aquilae star
Simplified finder chart for 14 Aquilae.

Visibility of 14 Aquilae from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 14 Aquilae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 93.7°
Max altitude: 34.8°
Azimuth: 266.3°
14 Aquilae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 14 Aquilae

The image below is a photograph of 14 Aquilae from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of 14 Aquilae is 0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 14 Aquilae star
DSS2 image of 14 Aquilae. The red arrow shows the motion of 14 Aquilae during the next 10000 years (3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 14 Aquilae from the Sun and relative movement

14 Aquilae is distant 499.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 39 kilometers per second.

153.14 pc
499.23 ly
-39 km/s
0.023 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 14 Aquilae

14 Aquilae belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.51
A1V
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 14 Aquilae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 14 Aquilae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 14 Aquilae

SAO142959
SAO142959