10 Leporis is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lepus.
10 Leporis visual magnitude is 5.55. Because of its reltive faintness, 10 Leporis 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 Leporis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 10 Leporis
10 Leporis 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 10 Leporis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 10 Leporis in the sky:
Visibility of 10 Leporis from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 10 Leporis
The image below is a photograph of 10 Leporis 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 Leporis is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.044 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 10 Leporis from the Sun and relative movement
10 Leporis is distant 271.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 10 Leporis
10 Leporis belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 10 Leporis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.