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

Above the horizon.  Rise: 19:53 | Tran: 1:41 | Set: 7:25
Alt: 34.87°   Az: 166.17°   Direction: South-South-East

69 Aquilae is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Aquila.

69 Aquilae visual magnitude is 4.91. Because of its moderate brightness, 69 Aquilae is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of 69 Aquilae star
DSS2 image of 69 Aquilae. The red arrow shows the motion of 69 Aquilae during the next 10000 years (12.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


20h 30m 55s
-02° 48’ 07”
23h 14m 42s
19h 45m 37s


20h 29m 39s
-02° 53’ 08”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 69 Aquilae star
Simplified finder chart for 69 Aquilae.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 69 Aquilae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 69 Aquilae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

69 Aquilae is distant 190.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

-23 km/s
0.073 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 69 Aquilae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 92.8°
Max altitude: 35.7°
Azimuth: 267.2°