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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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62 Aquilae

Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:06 | Tran: 3:05 | Set: 8:59
Altitude: -25.3°   Azimuth: 55.2°   Direction: North-East

62 Aquilae is a giant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Aquila.

62 Aquilae visual magnitude is 5.68. Because of its faintness, 62 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 62 Aquilae

Finder chart 62 Aquilae star
Simplified finder chart for 62 Aquilae.

62 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 62 Aquilae are provided in the following table:

20h 04m 23s
-00° 42’ 33”
Image of 62 Aquilae star
DSS2 image of 62 Aquilae. The red arrow shows the motion of 62 Aquilae during the next 1000 years (0.05 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.97 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 62 Aquilae


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 62 Aquilae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 62 Aquilae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 62 Aquilae from the Sun and relative movement

62 Aquilae is distant 582.14 light years from the Sun

178.57 pc
582.14 ly
0.003 arcsec/year
-0.118 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 62 Aquilae


Visibility of 62 Aquilae from your location

Today's 62 Aquilae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.7°
Max altitude: 37.8°
Azimuth: 269.3°