10 Lacertae is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Lacerta.
10 Lacertae visual magnitude is 4.88. Because of its moderate brightness, 10 Lacertae 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 10 Lacertae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 10 Lacertae
10 Lacertae 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 Lacertae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 10 Lacertae in the sky:
Visibility of 10 Lacertae from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
10 Lacertae is circumpolar and transits at 06:05 UTC (altitude: 77.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 10 Lacertae
The image below is a photograph of 10 Lacertae 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 Lacertae is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 10 Lacertae from the Sun and relative movement
10 Lacertae is distant 1,058.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 10 Lacertae
10 Lacertae belongs to spectral class O9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 10 Lacertae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
10 Lacertae star system properties
10 Lacertae is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 10 Lacertae double sysyem: