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89 Piscium

Altitude: -32.3°   Azimuth: 336.3°   Direction: North-North-West

89 Piscium is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Pisces.

89 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.16. Because of its reltive faintness, 89 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 89 Piscium:


89 Piscium is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -32.3°
Azimuth: 336.3°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 89 Piscium

89 Piscium 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 89 Piscium are provided in the following table:

01h 17m 48s
+03° 36’ 51”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 89 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart 89 Piscium star
Simplified finder chart for 89 Piscium.

Visibility of 89 Piscium 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 89 Piscium 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: 86.4°
Max altitude: 42.1°
Azimuth: 273.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 89 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of 89 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 89 Piscium is -0.046 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 89 Piscium star
DSS2 image of 89 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of 89 Piscium during the next 10000 years (-7.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 89 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

89 Piscium is distant 219.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

67.43 pc
219.82 ly
5 km/s
-0.046 arcsec/year
-0.025 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 89 Piscium

89 Piscium belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 89 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 89 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 89 Piscium