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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:

4.29
Giant
π2 Pegasi (pi2 Pegasi) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 47°.

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:

22h 09m 59s
+33° 10’ 41”
88.06°
-18.54°
Pegasus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of π2 Pegasi in the sky:

Finder chart π2 Pegasi (pi2 Pegasi) star
Simplified finder chart for π2 Pegasi (pi2 Pegasi).

Visibility of π2 Pegasi from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's π2 Pegasi (pi2 Pegasi) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.8°
Max altitude: 71.7°
Azimuth: 303.2°
π2 Pegasi (pi2 Pegasi) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

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.

Image of π2 Pegasi (pi2 Pegasi) star
DSS2 image of π2 Pegasi. The red arrow shows the motion of π2 Pegasi during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

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.

77.16 pc
251.54 ly
2 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
-0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of π2 Pegasi

π2 Pegasi belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.15
F5III
6576K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where π2 Pegasi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of π2 Pegasi. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of π2 Pegasi

π2 Pegasi
(pi2 Pegasi)
SAO72077
SAO72077