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64 Aquilae

64 Aquilae is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Aquila.

64 Aquilae visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, 64 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 64 Aquilae:

64 Aquilae is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 64 Aquilae

64 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 64 Aquilae are provided in the following table:

20h 08m 01s
-00° 40’ 41”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 64 Aquilae in the sky:

Finder chart 64 Aquilae star
Simplified finder chart for 64 Aquilae.

Visibility of 64 Aquilae from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 64 Aquilae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.7°
Max altitude: 37.8°
Azimuth: 269.3°
64 Aquilae is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 64 Aquilae

The image below is a photograph of 64 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 64 Aquilae is 0.116 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.07 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 64 Aquilae star
DSS2 image of 64 Aquilae. The red arrow shows the motion of 64 Aquilae during the next 1000 years (1.93 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 64 Aquilae from the Sun and relative movement

64 Aquilae is distant 156.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

47.87 pc
156.06 ly
-4 km/s
0.116 arcsec/year
-0.07 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 64 Aquilae

64 Aquilae belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 64 Aquilae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 64 Aquilae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 64 Aquilae