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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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Azha - η Eridani (eta Eridani)

Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:30 | Tran: 7:43 | Set: 12:57
Alt: 9.53°   Az: 242.62°   Direction: West-South-West

Azha, also designated as η Eridani (eta Eridani), is a variable giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Eridanus.

Azha visual magnitude is 3.89. Because of its moderate brightness, Azha is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of Azha - η Eridani (eta Eridani) star
DSS2 image of Azha. The red arrow shows the motion of Azha during the next 1000 years (1.32 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

02h 57m 37s
-08° 48’ 00”
04h 09m 34s
07h 07m 12s

J2000

02h 56m 25s
-08° 53’ 53”

Galactic Coordinates

187.15°
-55.31°

Finder Chart

Finder chart Azha - η Eridani (eta Eridani) star
Simplified finder chart for Azha - η Eridani (eta Eridani).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

3.89
Giant

0.83
K1III
4493K

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

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

Azha is distant 133.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

40.83
133.12
-20 km/s
0.079 arcsec/y
-0.22"/y

Alternative Designations

Azha
η Eridani
(eta Eridani)
SAO130197
SAO130197

Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 98.8°
Max altitude: 29.7°
Azimuth: 261.2°