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66 Piscium

66 Piscium is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Pisces.

66 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.74. Because of its reltive faintness, 66 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 66 Piscium:

66 Piscium is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 66 Piscium

66 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 66 Piscium are provided in the following table:

00h 54m 35s
+19° 11’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 66 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 66 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 66 Piscium.

Visibility of 66 Piscium 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 66 Piscium 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: 70.8°
Max altitude: 57.7°
Azimuth: 289.2°
66 Piscium is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 66 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of 66 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 66 Piscium is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 66 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 66 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 66 Piscium during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 66 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

66 Piscium is distant 367.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

112.61 pc
367.12 ly
10 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 66 Piscium

66 Piscium belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 66 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 66 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

66 Piscium star system properties

66 Piscium 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 66 Piscium double sysyem:

0.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of 66 Piscium