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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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53 Piscium

Below the horizon.  Rise: 22:52 | Tran: 6:14 | Set: 13:32
Altitude: -12.7°   Azimuth: 44.2°   Direction: North-East

53 Piscium is a variable sub-giant star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Pisces.

53 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its faintness, 53 Piscium is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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.

Image of 53 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 53 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 53 Piscium during the next 10000 years (0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

00h 38m 04s
+15° 21’ 59”

J2000 Coordinates

00h 36m 47s
+15° 13’ 54”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 53 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 53 Piscium.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 53 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 53 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

262.47 pc
855.64 ly
-9 km/s
0.002 arcsec/y
-0.015 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 53 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.8°
Max altitude: 53.8°
Azimuth: 285.2°