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υ Piscis Austrini (upsilon Piscis Austrini)

Altitude: 3.5°   Azimuth: 168.0°   Direction: South-South-East

υ Piscis Austrini is a giant star in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

υ Piscis Austrini visual magnitude is 4.99. Because of its moderate brightness, υ Piscis Austrini should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of υ Piscis Austrini is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of υ Piscis Austrini (upsilon Piscis Austrini) star
DSS2 image of υ Piscis Austrini. The red arrow shows the motion of υ Piscis Austrini during the next 10000 years (1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about υ Piscis Austrini

4.99
Giant

υ Piscis Austrini (upsilon Piscis Austrini) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 3.5°
Azimuth: 168.0°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of υ Piscis Austrini

υ Piscis Austrini is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of υ Piscis Austrini are provided in the following table:

22h 08m 26s
-34° 02’ 38”
11.53°
-54.48°
Piscis Austrinus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of υ Piscis Austrini in the sky:

Finder chart υ Piscis Austrini (upsilon Piscis Austrini) star
Simplified finder chart for υ Piscis Austrini (upsilon Piscis Austrini).

Visibility of υ Piscis Austrini 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 υ Piscis Austrini (upsilon Piscis Austrini) 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: 124.0°
Max altitude: 4.5°
Azimuth: 236.0°

Distance of υ Piscis Austrini from the Sun and relative movement

υ Piscis Austrini is distant 527.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

161.81 pc
527.51 ly
20 km/s
0.008 arcsec/year
-0.049 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of υ Piscis Austrini

υ Piscis Austrini belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.06
M1III
3824K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where υ Piscis Austrini is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

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

Alternative designations of υ Piscis Austrini

υ Piscis Austrini
(upsilon Piscis Austrini)
SAO213577
SAO213577