ω1 Aquarii (omega1 Aquarii)
ω1 Aquarii is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Aquarius.
ω1 Aquarii visual magnitude is 5. Because of its moderate brightness, ω1 Aquarii 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 ω1 Aquarii:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ω1 Aquarii
ω1 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 ω1 Aquarii are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ω1 Aquarii in the sky:
Visibility of ω1 Aquarii from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of ω1 Aquarii
The image below is a photograph of ω1 Aquarii 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 ω1 Aquarii is 0.057 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.038 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ω1 Aquarii from the Sun and relative movement
ω1 Aquarii is distant 133.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ω1 Aquarii
ω1 Aquarii belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ω1 Aquarii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.