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10 Leporis

Altitude: -18.7°   Azimuth: 259.7°   Direction: West

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 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.

Image of 10 Leporis star
DSS2 image of 10 Leporis. The red arrow shows the motion of 10 Leporis during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 10 Leporis


10 Leporis is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -18.7°
Azimuth: 259.7°
Direction: West

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:

05h 31m 07s
-20° 51’ 48”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 10 Leporis in the sky:

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

Visibility of 10 Leporis from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 10 Leporis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.9°
Max altitude: 17.7°
Azimuth: 249.1°

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.

83.33 pc
271.67 ly
-11 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.044 arcsec/year

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 HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

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

Alternative designations of 10 Leporis