95 Herculis is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Hercules.
95 Herculis visual magnitude is 4.96. Because of its moderate brightness, 95 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 95 Herculis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 95 Herculis
95 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 95 Herculis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 95 Herculis in the sky:
Visibility of 95 Herculis from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 95 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 95 Herculis
The image below is a photograph of 95 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 95 Herculis is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.035 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Spectral properties of 95 Herculis
95 Herculis belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
95 Herculis star system properties
95 Herculis is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 95 Herculis double sysyem: