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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?

ε Apodis (epsilon Apodis)

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -43.5°   Azimuth: 171.3°   Direction: South

ε Apodis is a main-sequence star of spectral class B4 in the constellation of Apus.

ε Apodis visual magnitude is 5.06. Because of its faintness, ε Apodis is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ε Apodis

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

ε Apodis is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of ε Apodis are provided in the following table:

14h 22m 22s
-80° 06’ 32”
306.93°
-17.95°
Apus
Image of ε Apodis (epsilon Apodis) star
DSS2 image of ε Apodis. The red arrow shows the motion of ε Apodis during the next 10000 years (-4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about ε Apodis

5.06
Main-sequence

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.08
B4V
11573K

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

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

Distance of ε Apodis from the Sun and relative movement

ε Apodis is distant 550.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

168.92 pc
550.68 ly
5 km/s
-0.025 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of ε Apodis

ε Apodis
(epsilon Apodis)
SAO257142
SAO257142

Visibility of ε Apodis from your location

ε Apodis (epsilon Apodis) is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK