66 Pegasi is a giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.
66 Pegasi visual magnitude is 5.08. Because of its reltive faintness, 66 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 66 Pegasi:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 66 Pegasi
66 Pegasi 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 66 Pegasi are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 66 Pegasi in the sky:
Visibility of 66 Pegasi from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 66 Pegasi
The image below is a photograph of 66 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 66 Pegasi is 0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 66 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement
66 Pegasi is distant 329.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 66 Pegasi
66 Pegasi belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 66 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.