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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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85 Pegasi

Below the horizon.  Rise: 22:25 | Tran: 7:06 | Set: 15:43
Altitude: -11.2°   Azimuth: 6.4°   Direction: North

85 Pegasi is a variable and multiple main-sequence star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Pegasus.

85 Pegasi visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its faintness, 85 Pegasi 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 85 Pegasi

Finder chart 85 Pegasi star
Simplified finder chart for 85 Pegasi.

85 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 85 Pegasi are provided in the following table:

00h 02m 10s
+27° 04’ 54”
Image of 85 Pegasi star
DSS2 image of 85 Pegasi. The red arrow shows the motion of 85 Pegasi during the next 100 years (1.40 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.65 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 85 Pegasi


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 85 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 85 Pegasi. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

85 Pegasi star system properties

85 Pegasi is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 85 Pegasi double sysyem:

75.5 arcsec

Distance of 85 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement

85 Pegasi is distant 40.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.

12.40 pc
40.43 ly
-36 km/s
0.841 arcsec/year
-0.991 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 85 Pegasi

Gl 914 A

Visibility of 85 Pegasi from your location

Today's 85 Pegasi rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 62.9°
Max altitude: 65.6°
Azimuth: 297.1°