54 Piscium is a variable and double hypergiant star in the constellation of Pisces.
54 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, 54 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 54 Piscium:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 54 Piscium
54 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 54 Piscium are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 54 Piscium in the sky:
Visibility of 54 Piscium from your location
Today's 54 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 54 Piscium
The image below is a photograph of 54 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 54 Piscium is -0.464 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.37 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 54 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement
54 Piscium is distant 36.21 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 54 Piscium
54 Piscium belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 54 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
54 Piscium star system properties
54 Piscium is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 54 Piscium double sysyem: