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Proper Name(s)None
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed Number88 Piscium
HR (BSC)367
Right Ascension1h 14m 39s
Declination+6° 59' 17"
Distance461 light years
141 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +6.4
Absolute: +0.3
Spectral ClassG6 Yellow Giant
Optimum VisibilityOctober
NotesA star too faint for most observers to even detect with the naked eye, 88 Piscium is in fact a distant giant star some fourteen times the diameter of the Sun, and emitting about eighty times as much light energy.
Location of 88 Piscium

88 Piscium lies along the southern 'cord' of the constellation Pisces, near to the Ecliptic. With a magnitude of greater than +6, it is not visible to the naked eye.

A giant yellow star in the constellation of Pisces, but lying so far away from the Sun (almost five hundred light years) that it is too faint to be visible to the naked eye.


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