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69 Pegasi

69 Pegasi is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

69 Pegasi visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, 69 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 69 Pegasi:

5.98
Hypergiant
69 Pegasi is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 62°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 69 Pegasi

69 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 69 Pegasi are provided in the following table:

23h 27m 40s
+25° 10’ 01”
99.98°
-33.94°
Pegasus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 69 Pegasi in the sky:

Finder chart 69 Pegasi star
Simplified finder chart for 69 Pegasi.

Visibility of 69 Pegasi from your location

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

Today's 69 Pegasi rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 64.8°
Max altitude: 63.7°
Azimuth: 295.2°
69 Pegasi is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 69 Pegasi

The image below is a photograph of 69 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 69 Pegasi is 0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.041 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 69 Pegasi star
DSS2 image of 69 Pegasi. The red arrow shows the motion of 69 Pegasi during the next 10000 years (4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 69 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement

69 Pegasi is distant 366.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

112.49 pc
366.70 ly
-16 km/s
0.026 arcsec/year
-0.041 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 69 Pegasi

69 Pegasi belongs to spectral class A0 69 Pegasi is also a HgMn chemically peculiar star.

0.72
A0
10941K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 69 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 69 Pegasi. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 69 Pegasi

SAO91278
SAO91278