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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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3 Vulpeculae

Below the horizon.  Rise: 16:00 | Tran: 0:30 | Set: 9:05
Alt: -12.14°   Az: 3.30°   Direction: North

3 Vulpeculae is a variable giant star of spectral class B6 in the constellation of Vulpecula.

3 Vulpeculae visual magnitude is 5.18. Because of its faintness, 3 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.

Image of 3 Vulpeculae star
DSS2 image of 3 Vulpeculae. The red arrow shows the motion of 3 Vulpeculae during the next 10000 years (-0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


19h 23m 51s
+26° 18’ 40”
12h 14m 23s
07h 38m 14s


19h 22m 50s
+26° 15’ 44”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 3 Vulpeculae star
Simplified finder chart for 3 Vulpeculae.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 3 Vulpeculae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 3 Vulpeculae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

3 Vulpeculae is distant 402.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

-12 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations

3 Vulpeculae

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 3 Vulpeculae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 63.7°
Max altitude: 64.8°
Azimuth: 296.3°