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10 Tauri

10 Tauri is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Taurus.

10 Tauri visual magnitude is 4.28. Because of its moderate brightness, 10 Tauri should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about 10 Tauri:

10 Tauri is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 10 Tauri

10 Tauri 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 Tauri are provided in the following table:

03h 36m 52s
+00° 24’ 06”

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

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

Visibility of 10 Tauri from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 89.6°
Max altitude: 38.9°
Azimuth: 270.4°
10 Tauri is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 10 Tauri

The image below is a photograph of 10 Tauri 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 Tauri is -0.233 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.483 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 10 Tauri star
DSS2 image of 10 Tauri. The red arrow shows the motion of 10 Tauri during the next 1000 years (-3.88 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.05 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 10 Tauri from the Sun and relative movement

10 Tauri is distant 44.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

13.72 pc
44.72 ly
28 km/s
-0.233 arcsec/year
-0.483 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 10 Tauri

10 Tauri belongs to spectral class F9 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 10 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

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

10 Tauri star system properties

10 Tauri is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 10 Tauri double sysyem:

396 arcsec

Alternative designations of 10 Tauri