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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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82 Herculis

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 27.1°   Azimuth: 44.8°   Direction: North-East

82 Herculis is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Hercules.

82 Herculis visual magnitude is 5.37. Because of its faintness, 82 Herculis 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 82 Herculis

Finder chart 82 Herculis star
Simplified finder chart for 82 Herculis.

82 Herculis is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 82 Herculis are provided in the following table:

17h 36m 37s
+48° 35’ 08”
Image of 82 Herculis star
DSS2 image of 82 Herculis. The red arrow shows the motion of 82 Herculis during the next 10000 years (5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 82 Herculis



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 82 Herculis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 82 Herculis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 82 Herculis from the Sun and relative movement

82 Herculis is distant 328.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

100.91 pc
328.96 ly
29 km/s
0.031 arcsec/year
0.065 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 82 Herculis

82 Herculis

Visibility of 82 Herculis from your location

82 Herculis is circumpolar and transits at 00:01 UTC (altitude: 87.1°)