Albali - ε Aquarii (epsilon Aquarii)
Albali, also designated as ε Aquarii (epsilon Aquarii), is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Aquarius.
Albali visual magnitude is 3.77. Because of its moderate brightness, Albali 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 Albali:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Albali
Albali 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 Albali are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Albali in the sky:
Visibility of Albali from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of Albali
The image below is a photograph of Albali 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 Albali is 0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.034 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Albali from the Sun and relative movement
Albali is distant 229.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Albali
Albali belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Albali is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.