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10 Sagittae

Altitude: -19.3°   Azimuth: 21.9°   Direction: North-North-East

10 Sagittae is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Sagitta.

10 Sagittae visual magnitude is 5.36. Because of its reltive faintness, 10 Sagittae 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 Sagittae:


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

Altitude: -19.3°
Azimuth: 21.9°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 10 Sagittae

10 Sagittae 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 Sagittae are provided in the following table:

19h 56m 01s
+16° 38’ 04”

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

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

Visibility of 10 Sagittae 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 Sagittae 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: 73.4°
Max altitude: 55.2°
Azimuth: 286.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 10 Sagittae

The image below is a photograph of 10 Sagittae 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 Sagittae is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 10 Sagittae star
DSS2 image of 10 Sagittae. The red arrow shows the motion of 10 Sagittae during the next 100000 years (6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 10 Sagittae from the Sun and relative movement

10 Sagittae is distant 4,289.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

1,315.79 pc
4,289.47 ly
-10 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 10 Sagittae

10 Sagittae belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 10 Sagittae is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

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

Alternative designations of 10 Sagittae

10 Sagittae