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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationGamma Piscium
Flamsteed Number6 Piscium
HR (BSC)8852
Right Ascension23h 17m 10s
Declination+3° 16' 56"
Distance138 light years
42 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +3.7
Absolute: +0.6
Spectral ClassG9III:Fe-2 Yellow Giant
Optimum VisibilitySeptember / October

Despite its 'Gamma' designation, this star is actually slightly brighter than either the Alpha or Beta stars of Pisces, Alrescha and Fumalsamakah. It is a yellow giant about 138 light years from Earth.


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