13 Delphini is a variable and double hypergiant star in the constellation of Delphinus.
13 Delphini visual magnitude is 5.58. Because of its reltive faintness, 13 Delphini 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 13 Delphini:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 13 Delphini
13 Delphini 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 13 Delphini are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 13 Delphini in the sky:
Visibility of 13 Delphini from your location
Today's 13 Delphini 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 13 Delphini
The image below is a photograph of 13 Delphini 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 13 Delphini is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 13 Delphini from the Sun and relative movement
13 Delphini is distant 513.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 13 Delphini
13 Delphini belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 13 Delphini is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
13 Delphini star system properties
13 Delphini is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 13 Delphini double sysyem: