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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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10 Sagittae

Above the horizon.  Rise: 19:11 | Tran: 2:41 | Set: 10:06
Altitude: 5.9°   Azimuth: 289.4°   Direction: West-North-West

10 Sagittae is a variable supergiant star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Sagitta.

10 Sagittae visual magnitude is 5.36. Because of its faintness, 10 Sagittae is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 10 Sagittae

Finder chart 10 Sagittae star
Simplified finder chart for 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”
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);

Key facts about 10 Sagittae


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

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

Alternative designations of 10 Sagittae

10 Sagittae

Visibility of 10 Sagittae from your location

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

Azimuth: 73.4°
Max altitude: 55.2°
Azimuth: 286.6°