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10 Draconis

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 57.09°   Az: 316.76°   Direction: North-West

10 Draconis is a variable and multiple giant star of spectral class M3 in the constellation of Draco.

10 Draconis visual magnitude is 4.65. Because of its moderate brightness, 10 Draconis is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of 10 Draconis star
DSS2 image of 10 Draconis. The red arrow shows the motion of 10 Draconis during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

13h 52m 08s
+64° 36’ 09”
04h 00m 46s
17h 52m 55s

J2000

13h 51m 25s
+64° 43’ 23”

Galactic Coordinates

112.77°
51.21°

Finder Chart

Finder chart 10 Draconis star
Simplified finder chart for 10 Draconis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.65
Giant

-0.75
M3III
3677K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 10 Draconis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 10 Draconis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

10 Draconis is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 10 Draconis double sysyem:

4.65
12.35
7.7
90.2 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

10 Draconis is distant 391.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

120.05
391.36
-11 km/s
0.001 arcsec/y
-0.002"/y

Alternative Designations

10 Draconis
SAO16199
SAO16199

Visibility from Your Location

10 Draconis is circumpolar and transits at 17:44 UTC (altitude: 76.9°)