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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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γ Piscis Austrini (gamma Piscis Austrini)

Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:24 | Tran: 3:48 | Set: 6:12
Alt: 1.95°   Az: 204.24°   Direction: South-South-West

γ Piscis Austrini is a variable and double hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

γ Piscis Austrini visual magnitude is 4.46. Because of its moderate brightness, γ 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.

Image of γ Piscis Austrini (gamma Piscis Austrini) star
DSS2 image of γ Piscis Austrini. The red arrow shows the motion of γ Piscis Austrini during the next 10000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


22h 53m 53s
-32° 44’ 40”
01h 56m 46s
00h 50m 39s


22h 52m 31s
-32° 52’ 32”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart γ Piscis Austrini (gamma Piscis Austrini) star
Simplified finder chart for γ Piscis Austrini (gamma Piscis Austrini).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



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

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

Star System Properties

γ 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 γ Piscis Austrini double sysyem:

4.2 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

γ Piscis Austrini is distant 222.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

17 km/s
-0.03 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations

γ Piscis Austrini
(gamma Piscis Austrini)
22 Piscis Austrini
Wo 9800 A

Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 122.7°
Max altitude: 5.8°
Azimuth: 237.3°