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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:48  ☀️ Transit: 13:04  🌅 Sunset: 19:21

62 Piscium

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

62 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its reltive faintness, 62 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 62 Piscium:

62 Piscium is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 46°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 62 Piscium

62 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 62 Piscium are provided in the following table:

00h 48m 17s
+07° 17’ 59”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 62 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 62 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 62 Piscium.

Visibility of 62 Piscium from your location

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

Today's 62 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 82.7°
Max altitude: 45.8°
Azimuth: 277.3°
62 Piscium is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 62 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of 62 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 62 Piscium is 0.111 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 62 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 62 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 62 Piscium during the next 1000 years (1.85 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.07 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 62 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

62 Piscium is distant 661.26 light years from the Sun

202.84 pc
661.26 ly
0.111 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 62 Piscium

62 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 62 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 62 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 62 Piscium