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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:55 south
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26 Piscium

Altitude: -31.4°   Azimuth: 358.3°   Direction: North

26 Piscium is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Pisces.

26 Piscium visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, 26 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 26 Piscium:


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

Altitude: -31.4°
Azimuth: 358.3°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 26 Piscium

26 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 26 Piscium are provided in the following table:

23h 55m 07s
+07° 04’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 26 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 26 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 26 Piscium.

Visibility of 26 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 26 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: 82.9°
Max altitude: 45.6°
Azimuth: 277.1°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 26 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of 26 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 26 Piscium is 0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 26 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 26 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 26 Piscium during the next 10000 years (3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 26 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

26 Piscium is distant 403.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

123.76 pc
403.47 ly
17 km/s
0.021 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 26 Piscium

26 Piscium belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 26 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 26 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 26 Piscium