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31 Piscium

Altitude: -14.9°   Azimuth: 53.7°   Direction: North-East

31 Piscium is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Pisces.

31 Piscium visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, 31 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 31 Piscium:


31 Piscium is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -14.9°
Azimuth: 53.7°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 31 Piscium

31 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 31 Piscium are provided in the following table:

00h 02m 24s
+08° 57’ 24”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 31 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 31 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 31 Piscium.

Visibility of 31 Piscium from your location

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

Today's 31 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 81.0°
Max altitude: 47.5°
Azimuth: 279.0°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 31 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of 31 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 31 Piscium is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 31 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 31 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 31 Piscium during the next 100000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 31 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

31 Piscium is distant 431.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

132.45 pc
431.79 ly
11 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 31 Piscium

31 Piscium belongs to spectral class A6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 31 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 31 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 31 Piscium