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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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22 Eridani

Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:52 | Tran: 10:24 | Set: 15:56
Altitude: -4.4°   Azimuth: 92.8°   Direction: East

22 Eridani is a giant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Eridanus.

22 Eridani visual magnitude is 5.53. Because of its faintness, 22 Eridani 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 22 Eridani

Finder chart 22 Eridani star
Simplified finder chart for 22 Eridani.

22 Eridani is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 22 Eridani are provided in the following table:

03h 40m 38s
-05° 12’ 38”
Image of 22 Eridani star
DSS2 image of 22 Eridani. The red arrow shows the motion of 22 Eridani during the next 100000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 22 Eridani


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star. 22 Eridani is also a Si chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 22 Eridani is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 22 Eridani. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 22 Eridani from the Sun and relative movement

22 Eridani is distant 739.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

226.76 pc
739.23 ly
16 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 22 Eridani


Visibility of 22 Eridani from your location

Today's 22 Eridani rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.2°
Max altitude: 33.3°
Azimuth: 264.8°