17 Delphini is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Delphinus.
17 Delphini visual magnitude is 5.17. Because of its reltive faintness, 17 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 17 Delphini:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 17 Delphini
17 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 17 Delphini are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 17 Delphini in the sky:
Visibility of 17 Delphini from your location
Today's 17 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 17 Delphini
The image below is a photograph of 17 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 17 Delphini is 0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 17 Delphini from the Sun and relative movement
17 Delphini is distant 473.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 17 Delphini
17 Delphini belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 17 Delphini is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.