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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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73 Piscium

Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:34 | Tran: 8:01 | Set: 14:27
Altitude: 44.1°   Azimuth: 176.1°   Direction: South

73 Piscium is a giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Pisces.

73 Piscium visual magnitude is 6. Because of its faintness, 73 Piscium is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 73 Piscium

Finder chart 73 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 73 Piscium.

73 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 73 Piscium are provided in the following table:

01h 04m 52s
+05° 39’ 23”
129.09°
-57.05°
Pisces
Image of 73 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 73 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 73 Piscium during the next 10000 years (4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 73 Piscium

6
Giant

-0.72
K5
3779K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 73 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 73 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 73 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

73 Piscium is distant 721.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

221.24 pc
721.24 ly
-15 km/s
0.028 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 73 Piscium

SAO109656
SAO109656

Visibility of 73 Piscium from your location

Today's 73 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 84.3°
Max altitude: 44.2°
Azimuth: 275.7°