μ Aquarii (mu Aquarii)
μ Aquarii is a star in the constellation of Aquarius.
μ Aquarii visual magnitude is 4.73. Because of its moderate brightness, μ Aquarii should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.
The proper motion of μ Aquarii is 0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Key facts about μ Aquarii
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of μ Aquarii
μ Aquarii 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 μ Aquarii are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of μ Aquarii in the sky:
Visibility of μ Aquarii from your location
Today's μ Aquarii (mu Aquarii) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Distance of μ Aquarii from the Sun and relative movement
μ Aquarii is distant 155.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of μ Aquarii
μ Aquarii belongs to spectral class A3
The red dot in the diagram below shows where μ Aquarii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.