Iota Piscis Austrini
Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Right ascension||21h 44m 56.79s|
|Declination||−33° 01' 32.0"|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||+4.35|
Iota Piscis Austrini (Iota PsA, ι Piscis Austrini, ι PsA) is multiple star system in constellation of Piscis Austrinus, with an apparent magnitude of +4.35. The primary component is a white B-type subgiant. It is approximately 205 light years from Earth.
Iota Piscis Austrini is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 29.7 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 18,400 and 24,300 light years from the center of the Galaxy.
In Chinese, 天錢 (Tiān Qián), meaning Celestial Money, refers to an asterism consisting of refers to an asterism consisting of ι Piscis Austrini 13 Piscis Austrini, θ Piscis Austrini, μ Piscis Austrini and τ Piscis Austrini. Consequently, ι Piscis Austrini itself is known as 天錢三 (Tiān Qián sān, English: the Third Star of Celestial Money.)