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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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ψ3 Piscium (psi3 Piscium)

Above the horizon.  Rise: 0:41 | Tran: 8:29 | Set: 16:13
Altitude: 16.9°   Azimuth: 280.6°   Direction: West

ψ3 Piscium is a variable hypergiant star of spectral class G0 in the constellation of Pisces.

ψ3 Piscium visual magnitude is 5.55. Because of its faintness, ψ3 Piscium 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ψ3 Piscium

Finder chart ψ3 Piscium (psi3 Piscium) star
Simplified finder chart for ψ3 Piscium (psi3 Piscium).

ψ3 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 ψ3 Piscium are provided in the following table:

01h 09m 49s
+19° 39’ 30”
Image of ψ3 Piscium (psi3 Piscium) star
DSS2 image of ψ3 Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of ψ3 Piscium during the next 100000 years (-10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 15.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about ψ3 Piscium


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where ψ3 Piscium is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of ψ3 Piscium. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of ψ3 Piscium from the Sun and relative movement

ψ3 Piscium is distant 402.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

123.61 pc
402.97 ly
-8 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
0.009 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of ψ3 Piscium

ψ3 Piscium
(psi3 Piscium)

Visibility of ψ3 Piscium from your location

Today's ψ3 Piscium (psi3 Piscium) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 70.3°
Max altitude: 58.2°
Azimuth: 289.7°