27 Piscium is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Pisces.
27 Piscium visual magnitude is 4.86. Because of its moderate brightness, 27 Piscium should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 27 Piscium:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 27 Piscium
27 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 27 Piscium are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 27 Piscium in the sky:
Visibility of 27 Piscium from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 27 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 27 Piscium
The image below is a photograph of 27 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 27 Piscium is -0.051 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.072 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 27 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement
27 Piscium is distant 223.59 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of 27 Piscium
27 Piscium belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 27 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
27 Piscium star system properties
27 Piscium is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 27 Piscium double sysyem: