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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:45  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:23

29 Piscium

29 Piscium is a variable giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

29 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.1. Because of its reltive faintness, 29 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 29 Piscium:

29 Piscium is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 29 Piscium

29 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 29 Piscium are provided in the following table:

00h 01m 49s
-03° 01’ 38”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 29 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 29 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 29 Piscium.

Visibility of 29 Piscium from your location

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

Today's 29 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 93.0°
Max altitude: 35.5°
Azimuth: 267.0°
29 Piscium is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 29 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of 29 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 29 Piscium is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 29 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 29 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 29 Piscium during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 29 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

29 Piscium is distant 408.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

125.31 pc
408.52 ly
23 km/s
0.016 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 29 Piscium

29 Piscium belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 29 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 29 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 29 Piscium