12 Vulpeculae is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Vulpecula.
12 Vulpeculae visual magnitude is 4.95. Because of its moderate brightness, 12 Vulpeculae 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 12 Vulpeculae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 12 Vulpeculae
12 Vulpeculae 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 12 Vulpeculae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 12 Vulpeculae in the sky:
Visibility of 12 Vulpeculae from your location
Today's 12 Vulpeculae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 12 Vulpeculae
The image below is a photograph of 12 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 12 Vulpeculae is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 12 Vulpeculae from the Sun and relative movement
12 Vulpeculae is distant 618.60 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 12 Vulpeculae
12 Vulpeculae belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 12 Vulpeculae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.