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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:36  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:29

82 Piscium

82 Piscium is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pisces.

82 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.16. Because of its reltive faintness, 82 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 82 Piscium:

82 Piscium is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 64°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 82 Piscium

82 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 82 Piscium are provided in the following table:

01h 11m 06s
+31° 25’ 28”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 82 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 82 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 82 Piscium.

Visibility of 82 Piscium from your location

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

Today's 82 Piscium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.6°
Max altitude: 69.9°
Azimuth: 301.4°
82 Piscium is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 82 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of 82 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 82 Piscium is -0.011 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 82 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 82 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 82 Piscium during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 82 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

82 Piscium is distant 560.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

171.82 pc
560.14 ly
2 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 82 Piscium

82 Piscium belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 82 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 82 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 82 Piscium