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Beemim - 43 Eridani

Altitude: -71.1°   Azimuth: 334.0°   Direction: North-North-West

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 skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.

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.

Image of Beemim - 43 Eridani star
DSS2 image of Beemim. The red arrow shows the motion of Beemim during the next 10000 years (11.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about Beemim


Beemim - 43 Eridani is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -71.1°
Azimuth: 334.0°
Direction: North-North-West

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:

04h 24m 02s
-34° 01’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of Beemim in the sky:

Finder chart Beemim - 43 Eridani star
Simplified finder chart for Beemim - 43 Eridani.

Visibility of Beemim from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's Beemim - 43 Eridani rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 124.0°
Max altitude: 4.5°
Azimuth: 236.0°

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.

83.68 pc
272.80 ly
24 km/s
0.069 arcsec/year
0.051 arcsec/year

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.

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

Alternative designations of Beemim