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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

19 Vulpeculae

19 Vulpeculae is a bright giant star in the constellation of Vulpecula.

19 Vulpeculae visual magnitude is 5.49. Because of its reltive faintness, 19 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 19 Vulpeculae:

Bright giant
19 Vulpeculae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 40°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 19 Vulpeculae

19 Vulpeculae is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 19 Vulpeculae are provided in the following table:

20h 11m 48s
+26° 48’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 19 Vulpeculae in the sky:

Finder chart 19 Vulpeculae star
Simplified finder chart for 19 Vulpeculae.

Visibility of 19 Vulpeculae from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 19 Vulpeculae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 63.2°
Max altitude: 65.3°
Azimuth: 296.8°
19 Vulpeculae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 19 Vulpeculae

The image below is a photograph of 19 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 19 Vulpeculae is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 19 Vulpeculae star
DSS2 image of 19 Vulpeculae. The red arrow shows the motion of 19 Vulpeculae during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 19 Vulpeculae from the Sun and relative movement

19 Vulpeculae is distant 1,613.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

495.05 pc
1,613.86 ly
-23 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 19 Vulpeculae

19 Vulpeculae belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 19 Vulpeculae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 19 Vulpeculae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 19 Vulpeculae

19 Vulpeculae