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24 Piscium

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

24 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its reltive faintness, 24 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 24 Piscium:

5.93
Giant
24 Piscium is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 35°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 24 Piscium

24 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 24 Piscium are provided in the following table:

23h 52m 55s
-03° 09’ 20”
90.15°
-62.24°
Pisces

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 24 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 24 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 24 Piscium.

Visibility of 24 Piscium from your location

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

Today's 24 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 93.2°
Max altitude: 35.4°
Azimuth: 266.8°
24 Piscium is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 24 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of 24 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 24 Piscium is 0.075 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.046 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 24 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 24 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 24 Piscium during the next 10000 years (12.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 24 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

24 Piscium is distant 499.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

153.14 pc
499.23 ly
-6 km/s
0.075 arcsec/year
-0.046 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 24 Piscium

24 Piscium belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.00
G9III
4581K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 24 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 24 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 24 Piscium

SAO146954
SAO146954