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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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δ Piscis Austrini (delta Piscis Austrini)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 3:18 | Tran: 5:44 | Set: 8:10
Altitude: -32.3°   Azimuth: 103.2°   Direction: East-South-East

δ Piscis Austrini is a double giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

δ Piscis Austrini visual magnitude is 4.21. Because of its moderate brightness, δ Piscis Austrini is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of δ Piscis Austrini

Finder chart δ Piscis Austrini (delta Piscis Austrini) star
Simplified finder chart for δ Piscis Austrini (delta Piscis Austrini).

δ Piscis Austrini is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of δ Piscis Austrini are provided in the following table:

22h 55m 56s
-32° 32’ 22”
Piscis Austrinus
Image of δ Piscis Austrini (delta Piscis Austrini) star
DSS2 image of δ Piscis Austrini. The red arrow shows the motion of δ Piscis Austrini during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about δ Piscis Austrini


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where δ Piscis Austrini is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of δ Piscis Austrini. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

δ Piscis Austrini star system properties

δ Piscis Austrini is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the δ Piscis Austrini double sysyem:

5.2 arcsec

Distance of δ Piscis Austrini from the Sun and relative movement

δ Piscis Austrini is distant 170.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

52.25 pc
170.32 ly
-12 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year
0.031 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of δ Piscis Austrini

δ Piscis Austrini
(delta Piscis Austrini)
23 Piscis Austrini

Visibility of δ Piscis Austrini from your location

Today's δ Piscis Austrini (delta Piscis Austrini) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 122.5°
Max altitude: 6.0°
Azimuth: 237.5°