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19 Aquilae

19 Aquilae is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Aquila.

19 Aquilae visual magnitude is 5.22. Because of its reltive faintness, 19 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 19 Aquilae:

5.22
Hypergiant
19 Aquilae is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 19 Aquilae

19 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 19 Aquilae are provided in the following table:

19h 08m 59s
+06° 04’ 23”
40.34°
-1.12°
Aquila

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 19 Aquilae in the sky:

Finder chart 19 Aquilae star
Simplified finder chart for 19 Aquilae.

Visibility of 19 Aquilae from your location

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

Today's 19 Aquilae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 83.9°
Max altitude: 44.6°
Azimuth: 276.1°
19 Aquilae is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 19 Aquilae

The image below is a photograph of 19 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 19 Aquilae is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.076 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 19 Aquilae star
DSS2 image of 19 Aquilae. The red arrow shows the motion of 19 Aquilae during the next 10000 years (-1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 19 Aquilae from the Sun and relative movement

19 Aquilae is distant 141.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 47 kilometers per second.

43.55 pc
141.99 ly
-47 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
-0.076 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 19 Aquilae

19 Aquilae belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.

2.02
F0III
7158K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 19 Aquilae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 19 Aquilae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 19 Aquilae

SAO124318
SAO124318