Your Guide to the Solar System and the Night Sky
This site is free and ad-free thanks to the support of our users. If you can, please consider a donation.
public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:49  
clear_day Transit: 12:50  
SunsetSet: 18:50 south
sleep NighttimeWhat's Visible Now
All Constellations » Pegasus » 

63 Pegasi

Altitude: 67.2°   Azimuth: 153.3°   Direction: South-South-East

63 Pegasi is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

63 Pegasi visual magnitude is 5.59. Because of its reltive faintness, 63 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 63 Pegasi:


63 Pegasi is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 67.2°
Azimuth: 153.3°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 63 Pegasi

63 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 63 Pegasi are provided in the following table:

23h 20m 49s
+30° 24’ 53”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 63 Pegasi in the sky:

Finder chart 63 Pegasi star
Simplified finder chart for 63 Pegasi.

Visibility of 63 Pegasi from your location

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

Today's 63 Pegasi rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.6°
Max altitude: 68.9°
Azimuth: 300.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 63 Pegasi

The image below is a photograph of 63 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 63 Pegasi is 0.081 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.069 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 63 Pegasi star
DSS2 image of 63 Pegasi. The red arrow shows the motion of 63 Pegasi during the next 10000 years (13.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 63 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement

63 Pegasi is distant 435.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

133.51 pc
435.25 ly
-19 km/s
0.081 arcsec/year
-0.069 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 63 Pegasi

63 Pegasi belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 63 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 63 Pegasi. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 63 Pegasi