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30 Piscium

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

30 Piscium visual magnitude is 4.41. Because of its moderate brightness, 30 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 30 Piscium:

4.41
Giant
30 Piscium is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 30 Piscium

30 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 30 Piscium are provided in the following table:

00h 01m 57s
-06° 00’ 51”
91.58°
-65.83°
Pisces

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 30 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 30 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 30 Piscium.

Visibility of 30 Piscium from your location

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

Today's 30 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.0°
Max altitude: 32.5°
Azimuth: 264.0°
30 Piscium is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 30 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of 30 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 30 Piscium is 0.051 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.041 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 30 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 30 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 30 Piscium during the next 10000 years (8.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 30 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

30 Piscium is distant 414.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

127.23 pc
414.76 ly
-12 km/s
0.051 arcsec/year
-0.041 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 30 Piscium

30 Piscium belongs to spectral class M3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.11
M3III
3608K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 30 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 30 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 30 Piscium

SAO147042
SAO147042