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32 Piscium

Altitude: 46.9°   Azimuth: 185.2°   Direction: South

32 Piscium is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pisces.

32 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.63. Because of its reltive faintness, 32 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 32 Piscium:


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

Altitude: 46.9°
Azimuth: 185.2°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 32 Piscium

32 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 32 Piscium are provided in the following table:

00h 02m 29s
+08° 29’ 08”

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

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

Visibility of 32 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 32 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: 81.5°
Max altitude: 47.0°
Azimuth: 278.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 32 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of 32 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 32 Piscium is -0.092 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 32 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 32 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 32 Piscium during the next 1000 years (-1.53 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.78 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 32 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

32 Piscium is distant 122.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

37.69 pc
122.88 ly
10 km/s
-0.092 arcsec/year
-0.047 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 32 Piscium

32 Piscium belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


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

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

Alternative designations of 32 Piscium