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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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36 Aquilae

Above the horizon.  Rise: 18:54 | Tran: 0:38 | Set: 6:27
Alt: 26.29°   Az: 225.09°   Direction: South-West

36 Aquilae is a variable giant star of spectral class M1 in the constellation of Aquila.

36 Aquilae visual magnitude is 5.03. Because of its faintness, 36 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.

36 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.

Image of 36 Aquilae star
DSS2 image of 36 Aquilae. The red arrow shows the motion of 36 Aquilae during the next 10000 years (3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


19h 31m 56s
-02° 44’ 09”
02h 37m 53s
22h 09m 50s


19h 30m 39s
-02° 47’ 20”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 36 Aquilae star
Simplified finder chart for 36 Aquilae.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 36 Aquilae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 36 Aquilae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

36 Aquilae is distant 502.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

154.08 pc
502.31 ly
-11 km/s
0.023 arcsec/y
-0.01 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 36 Aquilae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 92.7°
Max altitude: 35.8°
Azimuth: 267.3°