π1 Pegasi (pi1 Pegasi)
π1 Pegasi is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.
π1 Pegasi visual magnitude is 5.58. Because of its reltive faintness, π1 Pegasi should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about π1 Pegasi:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of π1 Pegasi
π1 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 π1 Pegasi are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of π1 Pegasi in the sky:
Visibility of π1 Pegasi from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of π1 Pegasi
The image below is a photograph of π1 Pegasi 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 π1 Pegasi is -0.059 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.067 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of π1 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement
π1 Pegasi is distant 283.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of π1 Pegasi
π1 Pegasi belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where π1 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
π1 Pegasi star system properties
π1 Pegasi 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 π1 Pegasi double sysyem: