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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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φ Aquilae (phi Aquilae)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 17:47 | Tran: 0:44 | Set: 7:45
Alt: -18.53°   Az: 319.32°   Direction: North-West

φ Aquilae is a sub-giant star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Aquila.

φ Aquilae visual magnitude is 5.28. Because of its faintness, φ Aquilae is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of φ Aquilae (phi Aquilae) star
DSS2 image of φ Aquilae. The red arrow shows the motion of φ Aquilae during the next 10000 years (5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


19h 57m 24s
+11° 29’ 26”
09h 23m 34s
05h 20m 58s


19h 56m 14s
+11° 25’ 26”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart φ Aquilae (phi Aquilae) star
Simplified finder chart for φ Aquilae (phi Aquilae).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where φ Aquilae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of φ Aquilae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

φ Aquilae is distant 205.81 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

-27 km/s
0.034 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations

φ Aquilae
(phi Aquilae)

Visibility from Your Location

Today's φ Aquilae (phi Aquilae) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.5°
Max altitude: 50.0°
Azimuth: 281.5°