17 Vulpeculae is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Vulpecula.
17 Vulpeculae visual magnitude is 5.07. Because of its reltive faintness, 17 Vulpeculae 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 Vulpeculae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 17 Vulpeculae
17 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 17 Vulpeculae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 17 Vulpeculae in the sky:
Visibility of 17 Vulpeculae from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 17 Vulpeculae
The image below is a photograph of 17 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 17 Vulpeculae is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 17 Vulpeculae from the Sun and relative movement
17 Vulpeculae is distant 488.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 17 Vulpeculae
17 Vulpeculae belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 17 Vulpeculae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.