Fumalsamakah - β Piscium (beta Piscium)
Fumalsamakah, also designated as β Piscium (beta Piscium), is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Pisces.
Fumalsamakah visual magnitude is 4.53. Because of its moderate brightness, Fumalsamakah 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 Fumalsamakah:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Fumalsamakah
Fumalsamakah 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 Fumalsamakah are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Fumalsamakah in the sky:
Visibility of Fumalsamakah from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of Fumalsamakah
The image below is a photograph of Fumalsamakah 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 Fumalsamakah is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Fumalsamakah from the Sun and relative movement
Fumalsamakah is distant 492.45 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of Fumalsamakah
Fumalsamakah belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Fumalsamakah is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.