93 Herculis is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Hercules.
93 Herculis visual magnitude is 4.67. Because of its moderate brightness, 93 Herculis should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 93 Herculis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 93 Herculis
93 Herculis 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 93 Herculis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 93 Herculis in the sky:
Visibility of 93 Herculis from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 93 Herculis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 93 Herculis
The image below is a photograph of 93 Herculis 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 93 Herculis is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 93 Herculis from the Sun and relative movement
93 Herculis is distant 655.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 93 Herculis
93 Herculis belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 93 Herculis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.