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105 Piscium

Altitude: -5.5°   Azimuth: 305.1°   Direction: North-West

105 Piscium is a giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

105 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, 105 Piscium should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 105 Piscium is 0.077 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 105 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 105 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 105 Piscium during the next 10000 years (12.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 105 Piscium


105 Piscium is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -5.5°
Azimuth: 305.1°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 105 Piscium

105 Piscium is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 105 Piscium are provided in the following table:

01h 39m 40s
+16° 24’ 20”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 105 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 105 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 105 Piscium.

Visibility of 105 Piscium from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 105 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 73.6°
Max altitude: 54.9°
Azimuth: 286.4°

Distance of 105 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

105 Piscium is distant 454.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

139.28 pc
454.04 ly
17 km/s
0.077 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 105 Piscium

105 Piscium belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 105 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 105 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 105 Piscium

105 Piscium