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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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78 Piscium

Above the horizon.  Rise: 22:36 | Tran: 8:04 | Set: 17:28
Altitude: 22.8°   Azimuth: 293.3°   Direction: West-North-West

78 Piscium is a sub-giant star of spectral class F5 in the constellation of Pisces.

78 Piscium visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its faintness, 78 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 78 Piscium

Finder chart 78 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 78 Piscium.

78 Piscium 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 78 Piscium are provided in the following table:

01h 08m 01s
+32° 00’ 43”
Image of 78 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 78 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 78 Piscium during the next 1000 years (3.40 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 78 Piscium


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 78 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 78 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 78 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

78 Piscium is distant 136.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

41.89 pc
136.57 ly
14 km/s
0.204 arcsec/year
-0.03 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 78 Piscium


Visibility of 78 Piscium from your location

Today's 78 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.0°
Max altitude: 70.5°
Azimuth: 302.0°