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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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ψ Serpentis (psi Serpentis)

Above the horizon.  Rise: 14:26 | Tran: 20:37 | Set: 2:51
Alt: 37.61°   Az: 208.18°   Direction: South-South-West

ψ Serpentis is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class G2 in the constellation of Serpens.

ψ Serpentis visual magnitude is 5.88. Because of its faintness, ψ Serpentis is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of ψ Serpentis (psi Serpentis) star
DSS2 image of ψ Serpentis. The red arrow shows the motion of ψ Serpentis during the next 1000 years (-0.90 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.52 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

15h 45m 16s
+02° 26’ 19”
01h 27m 57s
17h 13m 13s

J2000

15h 44m 01s
+02° 30’ 54”

Galactic Coordinates

9.7°
41.97°

Finder Chart

Finder chart ψ Serpentis (psi Serpentis) star
Simplified finder chart for ψ Serpentis (psi Serpentis).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.88
Main-sequence

5.05
G2V
5671K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where ψ Serpentis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

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

Star System Properties

ψ Serpentis is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the ψ Serpentis double sysyem:

5.88
7.18
1.3
370 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

ψ Serpentis is distant 47.83 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

14.67
47.83
19 km/s
-0.054 arcsec/y
-0.151"/y

Alternative Designations

ψ Serpentis
(psi Serpentis)
23 Serpentis
SAO121152
SAO121152
Gl 596.1A

Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 87.6°
Max altitude: 41.0°
Azimuth: 272.4°