Vulpecula facts for kids
|Area||268 sq. deg. (55th)|
|Main stars||5, 20|
|Stars with planets||4|
|Stars brighter than 3.00m||0|
|Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)||0|
|Brightest star||α Vul (Anser) (4.44m)|
|Nearest star||Ross 165
(33.54 ly, 10.28 pc)
|Visible at latitudes between +90° and −55°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of September.
Vulpecula is a northern constellation (group of stars). People say that it looks like a fox. It is not very bright. None of the stars in Vulpecula are brighter than the 4th magnitude in Vulpecula. It is in the middle of the Summer Triangle, three stars that make the shape of a triangle in the sky.
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