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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

δ Indi (delta Indi)

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -16.8°   Azimuth: 173.8°   Direction: South

δ Indi is a double hypergiant star of spectral class F0 in the constellation of Indus.

δ Indi visual magnitude is 4.4. Because of its moderate brightness, δ Indi 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of δ Indi

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

δ Indi 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 δ Indi are provided in the following table:

21h 57m 55s
-54° 59’ 32”
339.11°
-48.12°
Indus
Image of δ Indi (delta Indi) star
DSS2 image of δ Indi. The red arrow shows the motion of δ Indi during the next 10000 years (8.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about δ Indi

4.4
Hypergiant

and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.

0.63
F0IV
7591K

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

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

δ Indi star system properties

δ Indi is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the δ Indi double sysyem:

4.4
4.5
0.1
0.1 arcsec

Distance of δ Indi from the Sun and relative movement

δ Indi is distant 184.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

56.66 pc
184.70 ly
15 km/s
0.048 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of δ Indi

δ Indi
(delta Indi)
SAO247244
SAO247244

Visibility of δ Indi from your location

δ Indi (delta Indi) is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom