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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 59 Piscium in the sky:
Visibility of 59 Piscium from your location
Today's 59 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 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.
Distance of 59 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement
59 Piscium is distant 348.66 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of 59 Piscium
59 Piscium belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 59 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.