4 Vulpeculae

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4 Vulpeculae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Vulpecula
Right ascension 19h 25m 28.60s
Declination +19° 47′ 55.0″
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.16
Distance 237 ly
(73 pc)
Spectral type K0III

4 Vulpeculae is an orange giant star 236.7 ly away in the constellation Vulpecula. It forms part of the asterism, formerly thought to be an open cluster, called the coathanger or Brocchi's Cluster.

Source : http://stars.astro.illinois.edu/sow/cthng-t.html Kaler's Stars - Coathanger page