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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

10 Vulpeculae

10 Vulpeculae is a giant star in the constellation of Vulpecula.

10 Vulpeculae visual magnitude is 5.49. Because of its reltive faintness, 10 Vulpeculae 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 Vulpeculae:

5.49
Giant
10 Vulpeculae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 1°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 10 Vulpeculae

10 Vulpeculae 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 Vulpeculae are provided in the following table:

19h 43m 42s
+25° 46’ 18”
61.61°
0.98°
Vulpecula

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

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

Visibility of 10 Vulpeculae from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 64.2°
Max altitude: 64.3°
Azimuth: 295.8°
10 Vulpeculae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 10 Vulpeculae

The image below is a photograph of 10 Vulpeculae 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 Vulpeculae is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 10 Vulpeculae star
DSS2 image of 10 Vulpeculae. The red arrow shows the motion of 10 Vulpeculae during the next 10000 years (2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 10 Vulpeculae from the Sun and relative movement

10 Vulpeculae is distant 356.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

109.29 pc
356.28 ly
-9 km/s
0.012 arcsec/year
0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 10 Vulpeculae

10 Vulpeculae belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.30
G8III
4917K

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

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

Alternative designations of 10 Vulpeculae

10 Vulpeculae
SAO87633
SAO87633