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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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88 Aquarii

Below the horizon.  Rise: 0:25 | Tran: 4:32 | Set: 8:35
Alt: -22.12°   Az: 263.60°   Direction: West

88 Aquarii is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Aquarius.

88 Aquarii visual magnitude is 3.66. Because of its moderate brightness, 88 Aquarii 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.

88 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.

Image of 88 Aquarii star
DSS2 image of 88 Aquarii. The red arrow shows the motion of 88 Aquarii during the next 10000 years (9.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


23h 10m 44s
-21° 02’ 20”
06h 37m 55s
05h 48m 40s


23h 09m 26s
-21° 10’ 20”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 88 Aquarii star
Simplified finder chart for 88 Aquarii.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 88 Aquarii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 88 Aquarii. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

88 Aquarii is distant 233.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

71.63 pc
233.52 ly
21 km/s
0.055 arcsec/y
0.031 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 88 Aquarii rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 111.0°
Max altitude: 17.5°
Azimuth: 249.0°