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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:45  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:23

22 Vulpeculae

22 Vulpeculae is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Vulpecula.

22 Vulpeculae visual magnitude is 5.15. Because of its reltive faintness, 22 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 22 Vulpeculae:

22 Vulpeculae is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 22 Vulpeculae

22 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 22 Vulpeculae are provided in the following table:

20h 15m 30s
+23° 30’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 22 Vulpeculae in the sky:

Finder chart 22 Vulpeculae star
Simplified finder chart for 22 Vulpeculae.

Visibility of 22 Vulpeculae from your location

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

Today's 22 Vulpeculae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.5°
Max altitude: 62.0°
Azimuth: 293.5°
22 Vulpeculae is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 22 Vulpeculae

The image below is a photograph of 22 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 22 Vulpeculae is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 22 Vulpeculae star
DSS2 image of 22 Vulpeculae. The red arrow shows the motion of 22 Vulpeculae during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 22 Vulpeculae from the Sun and relative movement

22 Vulpeculae is distant 4,346.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

1,333.33 pc
4,346.67 ly
-23 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 22 Vulpeculae

22 Vulpeculae belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 22 Vulpeculae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 22 Vulpeculae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 22 Vulpeculae

22 Vulpeculae