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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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27 Piscium

Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:50 | Tran: 7:30 | Set: 13:10
Altitude: 22.0°   Azimuth: 232.1°   Direction: South-West

27 Piscium is a variable and double giant star of spectral class G9 in the constellation of Pisces.

27 Piscium visual magnitude is 4.86. Because of its moderate brightness, 27 Piscium is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 27 Piscium

Finder chart 27 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

23h 58m 40s
-03° 33’ 21”
Image of 27 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 27 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 27 Piscium during the next 10000 years (-8.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 27 Piscium


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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 27 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

1.1 arcsec

Distance of 27 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

27 Piscium is distant 223.59 light years from the Sun

68.59 pc
223.59 ly
-0.051 arcsec/year
-0.072 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 27 Piscium


Visibility of 27 Piscium from your location

Today's 27 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 93.6°
Max altitude: 35.0°
Azimuth: 266.4°