24 Eridani is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.
24 Eridani visual magnitude is 5.25. Because of its reltive faintness, 24 Eridani should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 24 Eridani:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 24 Eridani
24 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 24 Eridani are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 24 Eridani in the sky:
Visibility of 24 Eridani from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 24 Eridani rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 24 Eridani
The image below is a photograph of 24 Eridani from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of 24 Eridani is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 24 Eridani from the Sun and relative movement
24 Eridani is distant 653.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 24 Eridani
24 Eridani belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 24 Eridani is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.