20 Piscium is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Pisces.
20 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.49. Because of its reltive faintness, 20 Piscium 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 20 Piscium:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 20 Piscium
20 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 20 Piscium are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 20 Piscium in the sky:
Visibility of 20 Piscium from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 20 Piscium
The image below is a photograph of 20 Piscium 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 20 Piscium is 0.096 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 20 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement
20 Piscium is distant 291.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 20 Piscium
20 Piscium belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 20 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
20 Piscium star system properties
20 Piscium is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 20 Piscium double sysyem: