20 Aquilae is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Aquila.
20 Aquilae visual magnitude is 5.34. Because of its reltive faintness, 20 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 20 Aquilae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 20 Aquilae
20 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 20 Aquilae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 20 Aquilae in the sky:
Visibility of 20 Aquilae from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 20 Aquilae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 20 Aquilae
The image below is a photograph of 20 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 20 Aquilae is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 20 Aquilae from the Sun and relative movement
20 Aquilae is distant 1,216.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 20 Aquilae
20 Aquilae belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 20 Aquilae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.