28 Vulpeculae is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Vulpecula.
28 Vulpeculae visual magnitude is 5.04. Because of its reltive faintness, 28 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 28 Vulpeculae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 28 Vulpeculae
28 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 28 Vulpeculae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 28 Vulpeculae in the sky:
Visibility of 28 Vulpeculae from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 28 Vulpeculae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 28 Vulpeculae
The image below is a photograph of 28 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 28 Vulpeculae is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 28 Vulpeculae from the Sun and relative movement
28 Vulpeculae is distant 493.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 28 Vulpeculae
28 Vulpeculae belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 28 Vulpeculae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.