Biham - θ Pegasi (theta Pegasi)
Biham, also designated as θ Pegasi (theta Pegasi), is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Pegasus.
Biham visual magnitude is 3.53. Because of its moderate brightness, Biham should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about Biham:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Biham
Biham 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 Biham are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Biham in the sky:
Visibility of Biham from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of Biham
The image below is a photograph of Biham 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 Biham is 0.276 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Biham from the Sun and relative movement
Biham is distant 96.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Biham
Biham belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Biham is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.