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ψ2 Piscium (psi2 Piscium)

ψ2 Piscium is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Pisces.

ψ2 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.55. Because of its reltive faintness, ψ2 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 ψ2 Piscium:

5.55
Main-sequence
ψ2 Piscium (psi2 Piscium) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 55°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ψ2 Piscium

ψ2 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 ψ2 Piscium are provided in the following table:

01h 07m 57s
+20° 44’ 21”
128.13°
-41.96°
Pisces

The simplified sky map below shows the position of ψ2 Piscium in the sky:

Finder chart ψ2 Piscium (psi2 Piscium) star
Simplified finder chart for ψ2 Piscium (psi2 Piscium).

Visibility of ψ2 Piscium from your location

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

Today's ψ2 Piscium (psi2 Piscium) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.3°
Max altitude: 59.3°
Azimuth: 290.7°
ψ2 Piscium (psi2 Piscium) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of ψ2 Piscium

The image below is a photograph of ψ2 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 ψ2 Piscium is 0.087 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.094 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of ψ2 Piscium (psi2 Piscium) star
DSS2 image of ψ2 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of ψ2 Piscium during the next 1000 years (1.45 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.57 arcmin in declination);

Distance of ψ2 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

ψ2 Piscium is distant 161.15 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

49.43 pc
161.15 ly
-2 km/s
0.087 arcsec/year
-0.094 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of ψ2 Piscium

ψ2 Piscium belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

2.08
A3V
8748K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where ψ2 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of ψ2 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of ψ2 Piscium

ψ2 Piscium
(psi2 Piscium)
SAO74506
SAO74506