10 Persei is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Perseus.
10 Persei visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, 10 Persei 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 Persei:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 10 Persei
10 Persei 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 Persei are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 10 Persei in the sky:
Visibility of 10 Persei from your location
10 Persei is circumpolar and transits at 02:31 UTC (altitude: 84.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 10 Persei
The image below is a photograph of 10 Persei 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 Persei is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 10 Persei from the Sun and relative movement
10 Persei is distant 3,543.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 46 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 10 Persei
10 Persei belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 10 Persei is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.