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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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11 Lacertae

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 38.0°   Azimuth: 296.2°   Direction: West-North-West

11 Lacertae is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Lacerta.

11 Lacertae visual magnitude is 4.46. Because of its moderate brightness, 11 Lacertae is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 11 Lacertae

Finder chart 11 Lacertae star
Simplified finder chart for 11 Lacertae.

11 Lacertae 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 11 Lacertae are provided in the following table:

22h 40m 30s
+44° 16’ 35”
99.56°
-12.57°
Lacerta
Image of 11 Lacertae star
DSS2 image of 11 Lacertae. The red arrow shows the motion of 11 Lacertae during the next 1000 years (1.57 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.20 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 11 Lacertae

4.46
Giant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.37
K2III
4069K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 11 Lacertae is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 11 Lacertae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 11 Lacertae from the Sun and relative movement

11 Lacertae is distant 301.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

92.51 pc
301.57 ly
-10 km/s
0.094 arcsec/year
0.012 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 11 Lacertae

11 Lacertae
SAO52251
SAO52251

Visibility of 11 Lacertae from your location

11 Lacertae is circumpolar and transits at 04:37 UTC (altitude: 82.8°)