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54 Piscium

Altitude: 8.3°   Azimuth: 66.1°   Direction: East-North-East

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:


54 Piscium is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 8.3°
Azimuth: 66.1°
Direction: East-North-East

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:

00h 39m 21s
+21° 15’ 02”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 54 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 54 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 54 Piscium.

Visibility of 54 Piscium from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 54 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 68.7°
Max altitude: 59.8°
Azimuth: 291.3°

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.

Image of 54 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 54 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 54 Piscium during the next 1000 years (-7.73 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.17 arcmin in declination);

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.

11.11 pc
36.21 ly
-34 km/s
-0.464 arcsec/year
-0.37 arcsec/year

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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 54 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

122 arcsec

Alternative designations of 54 Piscium