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34 Pegasi

Altitude: -33.7°   Azimuth: 10.1°   Direction: North

34 Pegasi is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Pegasus.

34 Pegasi visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, 34 Pegasi 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 34 Pegasi:


34 Pegasi is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -33.7°
Azimuth: 10.1°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 34 Pegasi

34 Pegasi 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 34 Pegasi are provided in the following table:

22h 26m 37s
+04° 23’ 36”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 34 Pegasi in the sky:

Finder chart 34 Pegasi star
Simplified finder chart for 34 Pegasi.

Visibility of 34 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 34 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: 85.6°
Max altitude: 42.9°
Azimuth: 274.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 34 Pegasi

The image below is a photograph of 34 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 34 Pegasi is 0.301 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.048 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 34 Pegasi star
DSS2 image of 34 Pegasi. The red arrow shows the motion of 34 Pegasi during the next 1000 years (5.02 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.80 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 34 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement

34 Pegasi is distant 128.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

39.46 pc
128.65 ly
-18 km/s
0.301 arcsec/year
0.048 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 34 Pegasi

34 Pegasi belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 34 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 34 Pegasi. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

34 Pegasi star system properties

34 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 34 Pegasi double sysyem:

3.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of 34 Pegasi

Wo 9782 A