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32 Pegasi

Altitude: 66.8°   Azimuth: 177.1°   Direction: South

32 Pegasi is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

32 Pegasi visual magnitude is 4.81. Because of its moderate brightness, 32 Pegasi 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 32 Pegasi:


32 Pegasi is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 66.8°
Azimuth: 177.1°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 32 Pegasi

32 Pegasi is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 32 Pegasi are provided in the following table:

22h 21m 19s
+28° 19’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 32 Pegasi in the sky:

Finder chart 32 Pegasi star
Simplified finder chart for 32 Pegasi.

Visibility of 32 Pegasi 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 32 Pegasi 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: 61.7°
Max altitude: 66.9°
Azimuth: 298.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 32 Pegasi

The image below is a photograph of 32 Pegasi 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 32 Pegasi is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 32 Pegasi star
DSS2 image of 32 Pegasi. The red arrow shows the motion of 32 Pegasi during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 32 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement

32 Pegasi is distant 607.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

186.22 pc
607.08 ly
8 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 32 Pegasi

32 Pegasi belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 32 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 32 Pegasi. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

32 Pegasi star system properties

32 Pegasi is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 32 Pegasi double sysyem:

72.6 arcsec

Alternative designations of 32 Pegasi