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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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24 Eridani

Below the horizon.  Rise: 5:15 | Tran: 11:07 | Set: 16:59
Altitude: -17.3°   Azimuth: 291.0°   Direction: West-North-West

24 Eridani is a main-sequence star of spectral class B7 in the constellation of Eridanus.

24 Eridani visual magnitude is 5.25. Because of its faintness, 24 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 24 Eridani

Finder chart 24 Eridani star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

03h 44m 30s
-01° 09’ 47”
Image of 24 Eridani star
DSS2 image of 24 Eridani. The red arrow shows the motion of 24 Eridani during the next 100000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 24 Eridani


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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 24 Eridani. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

200.40 pc
653.31 ly
27 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 24 Eridani


Visibility of 24 Eridani from your location

Today's 24 Eridani rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.2°
Max altitude: 37.4°
Azimuth: 268.8°