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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:08 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:03
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20 Aquilae

Above the horizon.  Rise: 18:58 | Tran: 0:17 | Set: 5:39
Alt: 28.21°   Az: 202.47°   Direction: South-South-West

20 Aquilae is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class B3 in the constellation of Aquila.

20 Aquilae visual magnitude is 5.34. Because of its faintness, 20 Aquilae is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of 20 Aquilae star
DSS2 image of 20 Aquilae. The red arrow shows the motion of 20 Aquilae during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


19h 14m 00s
-07° 53’ 47”
01h 19m 31s
20h 33m 31s


19h 12m 40s
-07° 56’ 21”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 20 Aquilae star
Simplified finder chart for 20 Aquilae.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 20 Aquilae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 20 Aquilae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

-15 km/s
0.016 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 20 Aquilae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 97.9°
Max altitude: 30.6°
Azimuth: 262.1°