ψ1 Piscium (psi1 Piscium)
ψ1 Piscium is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Pisces.
ψ1 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its reltive faintness, ψ1 Piscium 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 ψ1 Piscium:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ψ1 Piscium
ψ1 Piscium is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of ψ1 Piscium are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ψ1 Piscium in the sky:
Visibility of ψ1 Piscium from your location
Today's ψ1 Piscium (psi1 Piscium) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of ψ1 Piscium
The image below is a photograph of ψ1 Piscium 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 ψ1 Piscium is 0.047 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ψ1 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement
ψ1 Piscium is distant 222.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ψ1 Piscium
ψ1 Piscium belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ψ1 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
ψ1 Piscium star system properties
ψ1 Piscium is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the ψ1 Piscium double sysyem: