ζ1 Aquarii (zeta1 Aquarii)
ζ1 Aquarii is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Aquarius.
ζ1 Aquarii visual magnitude is 4.59. Because of its moderate brightness, ζ1 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 ζ1 Aquarii:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ζ1 Aquarii
ζ1 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 ζ1 Aquarii are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ζ1 Aquarii in the sky:
Visibility of ζ1 Aquarii from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's ζ1 Aquarii (zeta1 Aquarii) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of ζ1 Aquarii
The image below is a photograph of ζ1 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 ζ1 Aquarii is 0.181 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ζ1 Aquarii from the Sun and relative movement
ζ1 Aquarii is distant 103.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ζ1 Aquarii
ζ1 Aquarii belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ζ1 Aquarii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
ζ1 Aquarii star system properties
ζ1 Aquarii is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the ζ1 Aquarii double sysyem: