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Vulpecula
Constellation Vulpecula

Vulpecula Constellation (Vul)

The constellation of Vulpecula, the Fox, is best viewed in the Fall season during the month of September for mid-northern latitudes. It's brightest star is Anser at magnitude 4.44. The boundary of the Vulpecula constellation contains 5 stars that host known exoplanets.

The naked eye can see magnitude 6 (magnitude 8 under ideal dark sky conditions).

      1. Meaning:
      2. Fox
      1. Genitive:
      2. Vulpeculae
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Vul
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Hercules
      1. Best Viewing Month*:
      2. September
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 20h 22m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 25° 2'
      1. Brightest Star:
      2. Anser (4.44m)
      1. Exoplanet Host Stars:
      2. 5
      1. Messier objects:
      2. M27,
      1. Caldwell objects:
      2. C37,
      1. X-ray Stars:
      2. 1 binary stars
      1. Pulsars:
      2. 3

    * For southern latitudes, flip the season listed. For example, if a constellation is listed as best viewed in the summer in the month of July, in the southern hemisphere the constellation would be best viewed in the winter in January and would be upside-down.

    ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed.



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