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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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6 Piscis Austrini

Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:20 | Tran: 4:28 | Set: 6:37
Altitude: 0.5°   Azimuth: 204.8°   Direction: South-South-West

6 Piscis Austrini is a variable and double sub-giant star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

6 Piscis Austrini visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its faintness, 6 Piscis Austrini is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 6 Piscis Austrini

Finder chart 6 Piscis Austrini star
Simplified finder chart for 6 Piscis Austrini.

6 Piscis Austrini is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 6 Piscis Austrini are provided in the following table:

21h 32m 14s
-33° 56’ 40”
11.18°
-46.99°
Piscis Austrinus
Image of 6 Piscis Austrini star
DSS2 image of 6 Piscis Austrini. The red arrow shows the motion of 6 Piscis Austrini during the next 100000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 6 Piscis Austrini

5.97
Sub-giant

and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

0.46
A2IV
9542K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 6 Piscis Austrini is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 6 Piscis Austrini. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

6 Piscis Austrini star system properties

6 Piscis Austrini is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 6 Piscis Austrini double sysyem:

5.97
13.27
7.3
6.8 arcsec

Distance of 6 Piscis Austrini from the Sun and relative movement

6 Piscis Austrini is distant 411.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

126.26 pc
411.62 ly
16 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 6 Piscis Austrini

6 Piscis Austrini
SAO213078
SAO213078

Visibility of 6 Piscis Austrini from your location

Today's 6 Piscis Austrini rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.9°
Max altitude: 4.6°
Azimuth: 236.1°