10 Arietis is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Aries.
10 Arietis visual magnitude is 5.63. Because of its reltive faintness, 10 Arietis should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 10 Arietis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 10 Arietis
10 Arietis 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 10 Arietis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 10 Arietis in the sky:
Visibility of 10 Arietis from your location
Today's 10 Arietis 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 10 Arietis
The image below is a photograph of 10 Arietis 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 10 Arietis is 0.134 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 10 Arietis from the Sun and relative movement
10 Arietis is distant 172.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 10 Arietis
10 Arietis belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 10 Arietis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
10 Arietis star system properties
10 Arietis is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 10 Arietis double sysyem: