51 Piscium is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Pisces.
51 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.67. Because of its reltive faintness, 51 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 51 Piscium:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 51 Piscium
51 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 51 Piscium are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 51 Piscium in the sky:
Visibility of 51 Piscium from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 51 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 51 Piscium
The image below is a photograph of 51 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 51 Piscium is 0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 51 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement
51 Piscium is distant 263.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 51 Piscium
51 Piscium 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 51 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
51 Piscium star system properties
51 Piscium 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 51 Piscium double sysyem: