64 Eridani is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Eridanus.
64 Eridani visual magnitude is 4.79. Because of its moderate brightness, 64 Eridani should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The proper motion of 64 Eridani is 0.045 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.091 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Key facts about 64 Eridani
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 64 Eridani
64 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 64 Eridani are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 64 Eridani in the sky:
Visibility of 64 Eridani from your location
Today's 64 Eridani rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Distance of 64 Eridani from the Sun and relative movement
64 Eridani is distant 290.81 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 64 Eridani
64 Eridani belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 64 Eridani is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.