73 Piscium is a giant star in the constellation of Pisces.
73 Piscium visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, 73 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 73 Piscium:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 73 Piscium in the sky:
Visibility of 73 Piscium from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 73 Piscium
The image below is a photograph of 73 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 73 Piscium is 0.028 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.
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.
Spectral properties of 73 Piscium
73 Piscium belongs to spectral class K5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 73 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.