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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:45  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:23

δ Antliae (delta Antliae)

δ Antliae is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Antlia.

δ Antliae visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its reltive faintness, δ Antliae should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about δ Antliae:

δ Antliae (delta Antliae) is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of δ Antliae

δ Antliae is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of δ Antliae are provided in the following table:

10h 29m 35s
-30° 36’ 25”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of δ Antliae in the sky:

Finder chart δ Antliae (delta Antliae) star
Simplified finder chart for δ Antliae (delta Antliae).

Visibility of δ Antliae from your location

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

Today's δ Antliae (delta Antliae) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 120.6°
Max altitude: 7.9°
Azimuth: 239.4°
δ Antliae (delta Antliae) is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of δ Antliae

The image below is a photograph of δ Antliae 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 δ Antliae is -0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of δ Antliae (delta Antliae) star
DSS2 image of δ Antliae. The red arrow shows the motion of δ Antliae during the next 10000 years (-5.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of δ Antliae from the Sun and relative movement

δ Antliae is distant 480.83 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

147.49 pc
480.83 ly
14 km/s
-0.033 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of δ Antliae

δ Antliae belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


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

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

δ Antliae star system properties

δ Antliae is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the δ Antliae double sysyem:

10.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of δ Antliae

δ Antliae
(delta Antliae)