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10 Vulpeculae

Altitude: -4.9°   Azimuth: 323.8°   Direction: North-West

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 skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Key facts about 10 Vulpeculae


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

Altitude: -4.9°
Azimuth: 323.8°
Direction: North-West

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”

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 edit_location_alt
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 edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 64.2°
Max altitude: 64.3°
Azimuth: 295.8°

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.


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