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58 Piscium

Altitude: -20.3°   Azimuth: 35.0°   Direction: North-East

58 Piscium is a bright giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

58 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.5. Because of its reltive faintness, 58 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 58 Piscium:

Bright giant

58 Piscium is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -20.3°
Azimuth: 35.0°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 58 Piscium

58 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 58 Piscium are provided in the following table:

00h 47m 01s
+11° 58’ 26”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 58 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 58 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 58 Piscium.

Visibility of 58 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 58 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: 78.0°
Max altitude: 50.5°
Azimuth: 282.0°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 58 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of 58 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 58 Piscium is 0.058 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 58 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 58 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 58 Piscium during the next 10000 years (9.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 58 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

58 Piscium is distant 261.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

80.32 pc
261.85 ly
-1 km/s
0.058 arcsec/year
-0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 58 Piscium

58 Piscium belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 58 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 58 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 58 Piscium