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19 Piscis Austrini

Altitude: 6.5°   Azimuth: 159.4°   Direction: South-South-East

19 Piscis Austrini is a giant star in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

19 Piscis Austrini visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, 19 Piscis Austrini should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about 19 Piscis Austrini:


19 Piscis Austrini is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 6.5°
Azimuth: 159.4°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 19 Piscis Austrini

19 Piscis Austrini is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 19 Piscis Austrini are provided in the following table:

22h 42m 22s
-29° 21’ 38”
Piscis Austrinus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 19 Piscis Austrini in the sky:

Finder chart 19 Piscis Austrini star
Simplified finder chart for 19 Piscis Austrini.

Visibility of 19 Piscis Austrini 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 19 Piscis Austrini 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: 119.4°
Max altitude: 9.2°
Azimuth: 240.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 19 Piscis Austrini

The image below is a photograph of 19 Piscis Austrini from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of 19 Piscis Austrini is 0.028 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 19 Piscis Austrini star
DSS2 image of 19 Piscis Austrini. The red arrow shows the motion of 19 Piscis Austrini during the next 10000 years (4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 19 Piscis Austrini from the Sun and relative movement

19 Piscis Austrini is distant 607.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

186.22 pc
607.08 ly
-9 km/s
0.028 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 19 Piscis Austrini

19 Piscis Austrini belongs to spectral class M5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 19 Piscis Austrini is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 19 Piscis Austrini. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 19 Piscis Austrini

19 Piscis Austrini