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59 Piscium

59 Piscium is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Pisces.

59 Piscium visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, 59 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 59 Piscium:

6.13
Hypergiant
59 Piscium is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 54°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 59 Piscium

59 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 59 Piscium are provided in the following table:

00h 47m 13s
+19° 34’ 44”
121.57°
-43.28°
Pisces

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 59 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 59 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 59 Piscium.

Visibility of 59 Piscium from your location

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

Today's 59 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 70.4°
Max altitude: 58.1°
Azimuth: 289.6°
59 Piscium is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 59 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of 59 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 59 Piscium is 0.104 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 59 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 59 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 59 Piscium during the next 1000 years (1.73 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.18 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 59 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

59 Piscium is distant 348.66 light years from the Sun

106.95 pc
348.66 ly
0.104 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 59 Piscium

59 Piscium belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.

0.98
F0V
7658K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 59 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 59 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 59 Piscium

SAO92082
SAO92082