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41 Piscium

Altitude: 42.8°   Azimuth: 211.5°   Direction: South-South-West

41 Piscium is a variable giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

41 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.37. Because of its reltive faintness, 41 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 41 Piscium:


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

Altitude: 42.8°
Azimuth: 211.5°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 41 Piscium

41 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 41 Piscium are provided in the following table:

00h 20m 35s
+08° 11’ 25”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 41 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 41 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 41 Piscium.

Visibility of 41 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 41 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: 81.8°
Max altitude: 46.7°
Azimuth: 278.2°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 41 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of 41 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 41 Piscium is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 41 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 41 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 41 Piscium during the next 100000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 41 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

41 Piscium is distant 394.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

121.07 pc
394.67 ly
16 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 41 Piscium

41 Piscium belongs to spectral class K3


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 41 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 41 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 41 Piscium