87 Pegasi is a giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.
87 Pegasi visual magnitude is 5.53. Because of its reltive faintness, 87 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 87 Pegasi:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 87 Pegasi
87 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 87 Pegasi are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 87 Pegasi in the sky:
Visibility of 87 Pegasi from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 87 Pegasi
The image below is a photograph of 87 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 87 Pegasi is 0.137 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 87 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement
87 Pegasi is distant 291.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 87 Pegasi
87 Pegasi belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 87 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.