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Torcular

Torcularis Septentrionalis, Omicron Piscium, 110 Piscium

Proper NamesTorcular, Torcularis Septentrionalis
Bayer DesignationOmicron Piscium
Flamsteed Number110 Piscium
HR (BSC)510
HD10761
ConstellationPisces
Right Ascension1h 46m 7s
Declination+9° 13' 34"
Distance249 light years
76 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.3
Absolute: -0.4
Spectral ClassG8III Yellow Giant
Optimum VisibilityOctober / November

This is a variable orange giant star about 250 light years from Earth. Its proper name Torcular is a shortening of the fuller form Torcularis Septentrionalis, Latin for 'The Northern Press'.

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