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112 Piscium

Altitude: 20.6°   Azimuth: 247.6°   Direction: West-South-West

112 Piscium is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

112 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.88. Because of its reltive faintness, 112 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 112 Piscium is 0.231 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.251 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 112 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 112 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 112 Piscium during the next 1000 years (3.85 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.18 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 112 Piscium


112 Piscium is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 20.6°
Azimuth: 247.6°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 112 Piscium

112 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 112 Piscium are provided in the following table:

02h 00m 09s
+03° 05’ 49”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 112 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 112 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 112 Piscium.

Visibility of 112 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 112 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: 86.9°
Max altitude: 41.6°
Azimuth: 273.1°

Distance of 112 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

112 Piscium is distant 101.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

31.08 pc
101.31 ly
-17 km/s
0.231 arcsec/year
-0.251 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 112 Piscium

112 Piscium belongs to spectral class G2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 112 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 112 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 112 Piscium

112 Piscium