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38 Pegasi

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

38 Pegasi visual magnitude is 5.65. Because of its reltive faintness, 38 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 38 Pegasi:

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

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 38 Pegasi

38 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 38 Pegasi are provided in the following table:

22h 30m 01s
+32° 34’ 20”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 38 Pegasi in the sky:

Finder chart 38 Pegasi star
Simplified finder chart for 38 Pegasi.

Visibility of 38 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 38 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: 57.4°
Max altitude: 71.1°
Azimuth: 302.6°
38 Pegasi is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 38 Pegasi

The image below is a photograph of 38 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 38 Pegasi is 0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 38 Pegasi star
DSS2 image of 38 Pegasi. The red arrow shows the motion of 38 Pegasi during the next 10000 years (5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 38 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement

38 Pegasi is distant 406.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

124.84 pc
406.99 ly
-16 km/s
0.034 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 38 Pegasi

38 Pegasi belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 38 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 38 Pegasi. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 38 Pegasi