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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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ζ Piscium (zeta Piscium)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 0:11 | Tran: 6:51 | Set: 13:27
Altitude: -20.9°   Azimuth: 45.0°   Direction: North-East

ζ Piscium is a variable and multiple main-sequence star of spectral class F7 in the constellation of Pisces.

ζ Piscium visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its faintness, ζ 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.

ζ 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.

Image of ζ Piscium (zeta Piscium) star
DSS2 image of ζ Piscium. The red arrow shows the motion of ζ Piscium during the next 1000 years (2.45 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.87 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

01h 15m 02s
+07° 42’ 27”

J2000 Coordinates

01h 13m 45s
+07° 34’ 41”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

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

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



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

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

Star System Properties

ζ Piscium 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 ζ Piscium double sysyem:

0.1 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

ζ Piscium is distant 195.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

59.92 pc
195.33 ly
11 km/s
0.147 arcsec/y
-0.052 "/y

Alternative Designations

ζ Piscium
(zeta Piscium)

Visibility from Your Location

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

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