Homam - ζ Pegasi (zeta Pegasi)
Homam, also designated as ζ Pegasi (zeta Pegasi), is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Pegasus.
Homam visual magnitude is 3.4. Because of its moderate brightness, Homam 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 Homam:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Homam
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. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of Homam are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Homam in the sky:
Visibility of Homam from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of Homam
The image below is a photograph of Homam 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 Homam is 0.08 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Homam from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of Homam
Homam belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Homam is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
Homam 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: