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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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φ Piscium (phi Piscium)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:38 | Tran: 6:01 | Set: 14:20
Alt: -13.81°   Az: 359.68°   Direction: North

φ Piscium is a multiple hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Pisces.

φ Piscium visual magnitude is 4.65. Because of its moderate brightness, φ Piscium 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 φ Piscium (phi Piscium) star
DSS2 image of φ Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of φ Piscium during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

01h 15m 05s
+24° 42’ 47”
11h 58m 38s
13h 13m 44s

J2000

01h 13m 44s
+24° 35’ 00”

Galactic Coordinates

129.37°
-38.01°

Finder Chart

Finder chart φ Piscium (phi Piscium) star
Simplified finder chart for φ Piscium (phi Piscium).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.65
Hypergiant

-0.67
K0III
4649K

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

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

Star System Properties

φ Piscium 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 φ Piscium double sysyem:

4.65
9.85
5.2
7.9 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

φ Piscium is distant 377.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

115.74
377.31
6 km/s
0.017 arcsec/y
-0.023"/y

Alternative Designations

φ Piscium
(phi Piscium)
SAO74571
SAO74571

Visibility from Your Location

Today's φ Piscium (phi Piscium) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.3°
Max altitude: 63.2°
Azimuth: 294.7°