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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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κ Pegasi (kappa Pegasi)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 20:39 | Tran: 5:08 | Set: 13:34
Altitude: -12.3°   Azimuth: 9.6°   Direction: North

κ Pegasi is a multiple sub-giant star of spectral class F5 in the constellation of Pegasus.

κ Pegasi visual magnitude is 4.13. Because of its moderate brightness, κ Pegasi 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of κ Pegasi

Finder chart κ Pegasi (kappa Pegasi) star
Simplified finder chart for κ Pegasi (kappa Pegasi).

κ Pegasi is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of κ Pegasi are provided in the following table:

21h 44m 38s
+25° 38’ 41”
78.41°
-20.67°
Pegasus
Image of κ Pegasi (kappa Pegasi) star
DSS2 image of κ Pegasi. The red arrow shows the motion of κ Pegasi during the next 10000 years (5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about κ Pegasi

4.13
Sub-giant

and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

1.39
F5IV
6724K

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

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

κ Pegasi star system properties

κ Pegasi 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 κ Pegasi double sysyem:

4.13
4.53
0.4
0.3 arcsec

Distance of κ Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement

κ Pegasi is distant 115.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

35.29 pc
115.03 ly
-8 km/s
0.034 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of κ Pegasi

κ Pegasi
(kappa Pegasi)
SAO89949
SAO89949

Visibility of κ Pegasi from your location

Today's κ Pegasi (kappa Pegasi) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 64.4°
Max altitude: 64.2°
Azimuth: 295.6°