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Revati - ζ Piscium (zeta Piscium)

Altitude: -30.9°   Azimuth: 358.0°   Direction: North

Revati, also designated as ζ Piscium (zeta Piscium), is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

Revati visual magnitude is 5.24. Because of its reltive faintness, Revati 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 Revati:


Revati - ζ Piscium (zeta Piscium) is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -30.9°
Azimuth: 358.0°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Revati

Revati 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 Revati are provided in the following table:

01h 13m 43s
+07° 34’ 31”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of Revati in the sky:

Finder chart Revati - ζ Piscium (zeta Piscium) star
Simplified finder chart for Revati - ζ Piscium (zeta Piscium).

Visibility of Revati from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 82.4°
Max altitude: 46.1°
Azimuth: 277.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of Revati

The image below is a photograph of Revati 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 Revati is 0.144 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.056 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of Revati - ζ Piscium (zeta Piscium) star
DSS2 image of Revati. The red arrow shows the motion of Revati during the next 1000 years (2.40 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.93 arcmin in declination);

Distance of Revati from the Sun and relative movement

Revati is distant 147.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

45.27 pc
147.58 ly
9 km/s
0.144 arcsec/year
-0.056 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of Revati

Revati belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


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

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

Revati star system properties

Revati is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the Revati double sysyem:

0.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of Revati

ζ Piscium
(zeta Piscium)