π2 Pegasi (pi2 Pegasi)
π2 Pegasi is a giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.
π2 Pegasi visual magnitude is 4.29. Because of its moderate brightness, π2 Pegasi 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 π2 Pegasi:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of π2 Pegasi
π2 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 π2 Pegasi are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of π2 Pegasi in the sky:
Visibility of π2 Pegasi from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of π2 Pegasi
The image below is a photograph of π2 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 π2 Pegasi is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of π2 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement
π2 Pegasi is distant 251.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of π2 Pegasi
π2 Pegasi belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where π2 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.