26 Vulpeculae is a giant star in the constellation of Vulpecula.
26 Vulpeculae visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, 26 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 26 Vulpeculae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 26 Vulpeculae
26 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 26 Vulpeculae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 26 Vulpeculae in the sky:
Visibility of 26 Vulpeculae from your location
Today's 26 Vulpeculae 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 26 Vulpeculae
The image below is a photograph of 26 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 26 Vulpeculae is 0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 26 Vulpeculae from the Sun and relative movement
26 Vulpeculae is distant 701.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 26 Vulpeculae
26 Vulpeculae belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 26 Vulpeculae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.