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NR Vulpeculae

NR Vulpeculae Facts

Location of NR Vulpeculae

The location of the star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For NR Vulpeculae, the location is 19h 50m 11.93 and 25° 55` 24.2 .

Physical Properties (Colour, Radius) of NR Vulpeculae

NR Vulpeculae Colour and Temperature

NR Vulpeculae has a spectral type of M11a. This means the star is a red star.

NR Vulpeculae Radius

NR Vulpeculae has been calculated as 980.00 times bigger than the Sun. The Sun's radius is 695,800km, therefore the star's radius is an estimated 681,884,000.00.km. If you need the diameter of the star, you just need to multiple the radius by 2.

NR Vulpeculae Apparent and Absolute Magnitudes

NR Vulpeculae has an apparent magnitude of 9.13 which is how bright we see the star from Earth. Apparent Magnitude is also known as Visual Magnitude. Using the supplied Parallax value, you would get an absolute magnitude of -6.35 Magnitude, whether it be apparent/visual or absolute magnitude is measured by a number, the smaller the number, the brighter the Star is. Our own Sun is the brightest star and therefore has the lowest of all magnitudes, -26.74. A faint star will have a high number.

Distance to NR Vulpeculae

The Parallax of the star is given as 0.08 which gives a calculated distance to NR Vulpeculae of 40770.42 light years from the Earth or 12500 parsecs. It would take a spaceship travelling at the speed of light, 40770.42 years to get there. We don't have the technology or spaceship that can carry people over that distance yet.

The star is roughly 2,578,292,112.30 Astronomical Units from the Earth/Sun give or take a few. An Astronomical Unit is the distance between Earth and the Sun. The number of A.U. is the number of times that the star is from the Earth compared to the Sun.

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Additional NR Vulpeculae Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameNR Vulpeculae
Spectral TypeM11a
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
ColourRed
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationVulpecula
Visual / Apparent Magnitude9.13
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes
Right Ascension (R.A.)19h 50m 11.93
Declination (Dec.)25° 55` 24.2
Distance from Earth0.08 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 40770.42 Light Years
 12500 Parsecs
 2,578,292,112.30 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Estimated Calculated Facts


Radius (x the Sun)980.00

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