85 Pegasi is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Pegasus.
85 Pegasi visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, 85 Pegasi 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 85 Pegasi:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 85 Pegasi in the sky:
Visibility of 85 Pegasi from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 85 Pegasi
The image below is a photograph of 85 Pegasi 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 85 Pegasi is 0.841 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.991 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of 85 Pegasi
85 Pegasi belongs to spectral class G5 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.
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: