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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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36 Pegasi

Altitude: 44.3°   Azimuth: 209.5°   Direction: South-South-West

36 Pegasi is a giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

36 Pegasi visual magnitude is 5.58. Because of its reltive faintness, 36 Pegasi should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 36 Pegasi is 0.055 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 36 Pegasi star
DSS2 image of 36 Pegasi. The red arrow shows the motion of 36 Pegasi during the next 10000 years (9.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 36 Pegasi


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

Altitude: 44.3°
Azimuth: 209.5°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 36 Pegasi

36 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 36 Pegasi are provided in the following table:

22h 29m 08s
+09° 07’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 36 Pegasi in the sky:

Finder chart 36 Pegasi star
Simplified finder chart for 36 Pegasi.

Visibility of 36 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 36 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: 80.9°
Max altitude: 47.6°
Azimuth: 279.1°

Distance of 36 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement

36 Pegasi is distant 579.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

177.62 pc
579.04 ly
-30 km/s
0.055 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 36 Pegasi

36 Pegasi belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 36 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 36 Pegasi. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 36 Pegasi