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ε Antliae (epsilon Antliae)

ε Antliae is a giant star in the constellation of Antlia.

ε Antliae visual magnitude is 4.51. Because of its moderate brightness, ε Antliae 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 ε Antliae:

4.51
Giant
ε Antliae (epsilon Antliae) is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ε Antliae

ε 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 ε Antliae are provided in the following table:

09h 29m 14s
-35° 57’ 05”
263.39°
10.96°
Antlia

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

Finder chart ε Antliae (epsilon Antliae) star
Simplified finder chart for ε Antliae (epsilon Antliae).

Visibility of ε Antliae from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 126.0°
Max altitude: 2.6°
Azimuth: 234.0°
ε Antliae (epsilon Antliae) is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of ε Antliae

The image below is a photograph of ε 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 ε Antliae is -0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of ε Antliae (epsilon Antliae) star
DSS2 image of ε Antliae. The red arrow shows the motion of ε Antliae during the next 10000 years (-3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of ε Antliae from the Sun and relative movement

ε Antliae is distant 699.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

214.59 pc
699.57 ly
22 km/s
-0.022 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of ε Antliae

ε Antliae belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-2.15
K3III
3886K

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

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

Alternative designations of ε Antliae

ε Antliae
(epsilon Antliae)
SAO200416
SAO200416