52 Pegasi is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Pegasus.
52 Pegasi visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, 52 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 52 Pegasi:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 52 Pegasi
52 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 52 Pegasi are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 52 Pegasi in the sky:
Visibility of 52 Pegasi from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 52 Pegasi
The image below is a photograph of 52 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 52 Pegasi is 0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.041 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 52 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement
52 Pegasi is distant 265.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 52 Pegasi
52 Pegasi belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 52 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
52 Pegasi star system properties
52 Pegasi is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 52 Pegasi double sysyem: