53 Piscium is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Pisces.
53 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, 53 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 53 Piscium:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 53 Piscium
53 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 53 Piscium are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 53 Piscium in the sky:
Visibility of 53 Piscium from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 53 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 53 Piscium
The image below is a photograph of 53 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 53 Piscium is 0.002 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.
Distance of 53 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement
53 Piscium is distant 855.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 53 Piscium
53 Piscium belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 53 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.