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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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14 Vulpeculae

Altitude: 58.4°   Azimuth: 212.8°   Direction: South-South-West

14 Vulpeculae is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Vulpecula.

14 Vulpeculae visual magnitude is 5.67. Because of its reltive faintness, 14 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 14 Vulpeculae is -0.071 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.

Image of 14 Vulpeculae star
DSS2 image of 14 Vulpeculae. The red arrow shows the motion of 14 Vulpeculae during the next 10000 years (-11.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 14 Vulpeculae


14 Vulpeculae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 58.4°
Azimuth: 212.8°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 14 Vulpeculae

14 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 14 Vulpeculae are provided in the following table:

19h 59m 10s
+23° 06’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 14 Vulpeculae in the sky:

Finder chart 14 Vulpeculae star
Simplified finder chart for 14 Vulpeculae.

Visibility of 14 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 14 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: 66.9°
Max altitude: 61.6°
Azimuth: 293.1°

Distance of 14 Vulpeculae from the Sun and relative movement

14 Vulpeculae is distant 157.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.

48.40 pc
157.79 ly
-38 km/s
-0.071 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 14 Vulpeculae

14 Vulpeculae belongs to spectral class F0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 14 Vulpeculae is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 14 Vulpeculae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 14 Vulpeculae

14 Vulpeculae