41 Aquarii is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Aquarius.
41 Aquarii visual magnitude is 5.32. Because of its reltive faintness, 41 Aquarii 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 41 Aquarii:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 41 Aquarii
41 Aquarii 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 41 Aquarii are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 41 Aquarii in the sky:
Visibility of 41 Aquarii from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 41 Aquarii
The image below is a photograph of 41 Aquarii 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 41 Aquarii is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.066 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 41 Aquarii from the Sun and relative movement
41 Aquarii is distant 281.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 41 Aquarii
41 Aquarii belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 41 Aquarii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
41 Aquarii star system properties
41 Aquarii is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 41 Aquarii double sysyem: