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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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η Piscis Austrini (eta Piscis Austrini)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 0:12 | Tran: 3:24 | Set: 6:32
Alt: -33.14°   Az: 264.84°   Direction: West

η Piscis Austrini is a variable and double main-sequence star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

η Piscis Austrini visual magnitude is 5.42. Because of its faintness, η Piscis Austrini is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

η Piscis Austrini is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of η Piscis Austrini (eta Piscis Austrini) star
DSS2 image of η Piscis Austrini. The red arrow shows the motion of η Piscis Austrini during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


22h 02m 14s
-28° 20’ 05”
07h 14m 38s
05h 16m 52s


22h 00m 50s
-28° 27’ 12”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart η Piscis Austrini (eta Piscis Austrini) star
Simplified finder chart for η Piscis Austrini (eta Piscis Austrini).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



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

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

Star System Properties

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

1.9 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

η Piscis Austrini is distant 1,012.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

310.56 pc
1,012.42 ly
-5 km/s
0.016 arcsec/y
0.006 "/y

Alternative Designations

η Piscis Austrini
(eta Piscis Austrini)
12 Piscis Austrini

Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 118.3°
Max altitude: 10.2°
Azimuth: 241.7°