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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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3 Piscium

Above the horizon.  Rise: 22:24 | Tran: 4:27 | Set: 10:27
Alt: 0.41°   Az: 269.99°   Direction: West

3 Piscium is a variable giant star of spectral class G4 in the constellation of Pisces.

3 Piscium visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its faintness, 3 Piscium is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

3 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.

Image of 3 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 3 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 3 Piscium during the next 10000 years (7.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


23h 01m 53s
+00° 19’ 04”
05h 58m 55s
05h 00m 49s


23h 00m 37s
+00° 11’ 08”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 3 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 3 Piscium.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 3 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 3 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

3 Piscium is distant 639.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

196.08 pc
639.22 ly
-16 km/s
0.044 arcsec/y
0.013 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 3 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 89.7°
Max altitude: 38.8°
Azimuth: 270.3°