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64 Pegasi

Altitude: 65.7°   Azimuth: 223.3°   Direction: South-West

64 Pegasi is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

64 Pegasi visual magnitude is 5.32. Because of its reltive faintness, 64 Pegasi should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 64 Pegasi is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 64 Pegasi star
DSS2 image of 64 Pegasi. The red arrow shows the motion of 64 Pegasi during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 64 Pegasi

5.32
Giant

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

Altitude: 65.7°
Azimuth: 223.3°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 64 Pegasi

64 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 64 Pegasi are provided in the following table:

23h 21m 54s
+31° 48’ 44”
101.57°
-27.32°
Pegasus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 64 Pegasi in the sky:

Finder chart 64 Pegasi star
Simplified finder chart for 64 Pegasi.

Visibility of 64 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 64 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: 58.2°
Max altitude: 70.3°
Azimuth: 301.8°

Distance of 64 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement

64 Pegasi is distant 833.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

255.75 pc
833.76 ly
2 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 64 Pegasi

64 Pegasi belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.72
B6III
11744K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 64 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 64 Pegasi. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

64 Pegasi star system properties

64 Pegasi 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 64 Pegasi double sysyem:

5.32
9.02
3.7
0.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of 64 Pegasi

SAO73205
SAO73205