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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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ε Antliae (epsilon Antliae)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 15:14 | Tran: 16:51 | Set: 18:28
Altitude: -68.2°   Azimuth: 53.0°   Direction: North-East

ε Antliae is a giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Antlia.

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

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

ε Antliae 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 ε Antliae are provided in the following table:

09h 29m 14s
-35° 57’ 05”
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);

Key facts about ε Antliae


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


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

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

Alternative designations of ε Antliae

ε Antliae
(epsilon Antliae)

Visibility of ε Antliae from your location

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

Azimuth: 126.0°
Max altitude: 2.6°
Azimuth: 234.0°