60 Pegasi is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.
60 Pegasi visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, 60 Pegasi 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 60 Pegasi:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 60 Pegasi
60 Pegasi is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 60 Pegasi are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 60 Pegasi in the sky:
Visibility of 60 Pegasi from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 60 Pegasi
The image below is a photograph of 60 Pegasi 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 60 Pegasi is -0.19 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.12 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 60 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement
60 Pegasi is distant 241.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 60 Pegasi
60 Pegasi belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 60 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
60 Pegasi star system properties
60 Pegasi is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 60 Pegasi double sysyem: