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

Above the horizon.  Rise: 16:47 | Tran: 1:20 | Set: 9:49
Altitude: 3.3°   Azimuth: 50.7°   Direction: North-East

89 Herculis is a variable supergiant star of spectral class F2 in the constellation of Hercules.

89 Herculis visual magnitude is 5.46. Because of its faintness, 89 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 89 Herculis

Finder chart 89 Herculis star
Simplified finder chart for 89 Herculis.

89 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 89 Herculis are provided in the following table:

17h 55m 25s
+26° 03’ 00”
Image of 89 Herculis star
DSS2 image of 89 Herculis. The red arrow shows the motion of 89 Herculis during the next 100000 years (6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 89 Herculis


and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 89 Herculis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 89 Herculis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 89 Herculis from the Sun and relative movement

89 Herculis is distant 3,196.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

980.39 pc
3,196.08 ly
-29 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 89 Herculis

89 Herculis

Visibility of 89 Herculis from your location

Today's 89 Herculis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 64.0°
Max altitude: 64.6°
Azimuth: 296.1°