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Vulpecula Constellation
Constellation Vulpecula the Fox

Vulpecula, the Fox (Vul)  

(vul-PECK-yuh-luh)


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

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. vul-PECK-yuh-luh
      1. Meaning:
      2. Fox
      1. Genitive:
      2. Vulpeculae
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Vul
      1. Asterism:
      2. Coathanger
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Hercules
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ4
      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. Stars with planets:
      2. 5
      1. X-ray stars:
      2. 2 (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 (and not at all in the opposite).