ζ1 Lyrae (zeta1 Lyrae)
ζ1 Lyrae is a variable and multiple star in the constellation of Lyra.
ζ1 Lyrae visual magnitude is 4.36. Because of its moderate brightness, ζ1 Lyrae 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 ζ1 Lyrae is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Key facts about ζ1 Lyrae
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ζ1 Lyrae
ζ1 Lyrae is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of ζ1 Lyrae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ζ1 Lyrae in the sky:
Visibility of ζ1 Lyrae from your location
Today's ζ1 Lyrae (zeta1 Lyrae) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Distance of ζ1 Lyrae from the Sun and relative movement
ζ1 Lyrae is distant 153.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ζ1 Lyrae
ζ1 Lyrae belongs to spectral class A4
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ζ1 Lyrae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
ζ1 Lyrae star system properties
ζ1 Lyrae is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the ζ1 Lyrae double sysyem: