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86 Pegasi

86 Pegasi is a giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

86 Pegasi visual magnitude is 5.51. Because of its reltive faintness, 86 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 86 Pegasi:

86 Pegasi is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 24°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 86 Pegasi

86 Pegasi 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 86 Pegasi are provided in the following table:

00h 05m 42s
+13° 23’ 45”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 86 Pegasi in the sky:

Finder chart 86 Pegasi star
Simplified finder chart for 86 Pegasi.

Visibility of 86 Pegasi from your location

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

Today's 86 Pegasi rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 76.6°
Max altitude: 51.9°
Azimuth: 283.4°
86 Pegasi is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 86 Pegasi

The image below is a photograph of 86 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 86 Pegasi is 0.045 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 86 Pegasi star
DSS2 image of 86 Pegasi. The red arrow shows the motion of 86 Pegasi during the next 10000 years (7.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 86 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement

86 Pegasi is distant 372.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

114.29 pc
372.57 ly
-2 km/s
0.045 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 86 Pegasi

86 Pegasi belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 86 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 86 Pegasi. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 86 Pegasi