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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Homam - ζ Pegasi (zeta Pegasi)

Above the horizon.  Rise: 21:22 | Tran: 4:19 | Set: 11:12
Altitude: 16.1°   Azimuth: 92.8°   Direction: East

Homam, also designated as ζ Pegasi (zeta Pegasi), is a double main-sequence star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Pegasus.

Homam visual magnitude is 3.4. Because of its moderate brightness, Homam 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.

Homam 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 Homam - ζ Pegasi (zeta Pegasi) star
DSS2 image of Homam. The red arrow shows the motion of Homam during the next 10000 years (13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

22h 42m 41s
+10° 57’ 36”

J2000 Coordinates

22h 41m 27s
+10° 49’ 53”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart Homam - ζ Pegasi (zeta Pegasi) star
Simplified finder chart for Homam - ζ Pegasi (zeta Pegasi).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



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

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

Star System Properties

Homam 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 Homam double sysyem:

64.3 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

Homam is distant 208.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

63.94 pc
208.44 ly
7 km/s
0.08 arcsec/y
-0.013 "/y

Alternative Designations

ζ Pegasi
(zeta Pegasi)

Visibility from Your Location

Today's Homam - ζ Pegasi (zeta Pegasi) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 79.2°
Max altitude: 49.4°
Azimuth: 280.8°