97 Herculis is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Hercules.
97 Herculis visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, 97 Herculis should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 97 Herculis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 97 Herculis
97 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 97 Herculis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 97 Herculis in the sky:
Visibility of 97 Herculis from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 97 Herculis
The image below is a photograph of 97 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 97 Herculis is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 97 Herculis from the Sun and relative movement
97 Herculis is distant 674.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 97 Herculis
97 Herculis belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 97 Herculis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.