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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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24 Vulpeculae

Above the horizon.  Rise: 18:43 | Tran: 3:05 | Set: 11:24
Altitude: 45.9°   Azimuth: 109.5°   Direction: East-South-East

24 Vulpeculae is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Vulpecula.

24 Vulpeculae visual magnitude is 5.32. Because of its faintness, 24 Vulpeculae is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 24 Vulpeculae

Finder chart 24 Vulpeculae star
Simplified finder chart for 24 Vulpeculae.

24 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 24 Vulpeculae are provided in the following table:

20h 16m 47s
+24° 40’ 15”
Image of 24 Vulpeculae star
DSS2 image of 24 Vulpeculae. The red arrow shows the motion of 24 Vulpeculae during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 24 Vulpeculae


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 24 Vulpeculae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 24 Vulpeculae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 24 Vulpeculae from the Sun and relative movement

24 Vulpeculae is distant 471.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

144.72 pc
471.78 ly
15 km/s
0.016 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 24 Vulpeculae

24 Vulpeculae

Visibility of 24 Vulpeculae from your location

Today's 24 Vulpeculae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.3°
Max altitude: 63.2°
Azimuth: 294.7°