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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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δ Piscium (delta Piscium)

Above the horizon.  Rise: 23:34 | Tran: 6:15 | Set: 12:52
Alt: 29.07°   Az: 243.16°   Direction: West-South-West

δ Piscium is a double giant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Pisces.

δ Piscium visual magnitude is 4.43. Because of its moderate brightness, δ Piscium 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.

δ 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.

Image of δ Piscium (delta Piscium) star
DSS2 image of δ Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of δ Piscium during the next 10000 years (14.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

00h 49m 57s
+07° 43’ 06”
03h 27m 37s
04h 17m 35s

J2000

00h 48m 41s
+07° 35’ 05”

Galactic Coordinates

121.73°
-55.28°

Finder Chart

Finder chart δ Piscium (delta Piscium) star
Simplified finder chart for δ Piscium (delta Piscium).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.43
Giant

-0.43
K4III
3794K

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

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

Star System Properties

δ Piscium is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the δ Piscium double sysyem:

4.43
13.03
8.6
113.3 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

δ Piscium is distant 304.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

93.55 pc
304.96 ly
32 km/s
0.085 arcsec/y
-0.052 "/y

Alternative Designations

δ Piscium
(delta Piscium)
SAO109474
SAO109474

Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 82.3°
Max altitude: 46.2°
Azimuth: 277.7°