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44 Piscium

44 Piscium is a giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

44 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its reltive faintness, 44 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 44 Piscium:

5.77
Giant
44 Piscium is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 37°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 44 Piscium

44 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 44 Piscium are provided in the following table:

00h 25m 24s
+01° 56’ 22”
109.73°
-60.26°
Pisces

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 44 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 44 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 44 Piscium.

Visibility of 44 Piscium from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 44 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 88.1°
Max altitude: 40.5°
Azimuth: 271.9°
44 Piscium is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 44 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of 44 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 44 Piscium is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 44 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 44 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 44 Piscium during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 44 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

44 Piscium is distant 592.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

181.82 pc
592.73 ly
-4 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 44 Piscium

44 Piscium belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.53
G5III
5106K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 44 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 44 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 44 Piscium

SAO109192
SAO109192