Beemim - 43 Eridani
Beemim, also designated as 43 Eridani , is a giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.
Beemim visual magnitude is 3.96. Because of its moderate brightness, Beemim 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 table below summarizes the key facts about Beemim:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Beemim
Beemim is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of Beemim are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Beemim in the sky:
Visibility of Beemim from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's Beemim - 43 Eridani rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of Beemim
The image below is a photograph of Beemim 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 Beemim is 0.069 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.051 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Beemim from the Sun and relative movement
Beemim is distant 272.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Beemim
Beemim belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Beemim is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.