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60 Piscium

60 Piscium is a giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

60 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, 60 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 60 Piscium:

60 Piscium is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 32°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 60 Piscium

60 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 60 Piscium are provided in the following table:

00h 47m 23s
+06° 44’ 26”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 60 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 60 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 60 Piscium.

Visibility of 60 Piscium from your location

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

Today's 60 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 83.3°
Max altitude: 45.3°
Azimuth: 276.7°
60 Piscium is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 60 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of 60 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 60 Piscium is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 60 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 60 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 60 Piscium during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 60 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

60 Piscium is distant 455.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

139.66 pc
455.31 ly
14 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 60 Piscium

60 Piscium 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 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 60 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 60 Piscium