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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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ε Arietis (epsilon Arietis)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 2:04 | Tran: 9:59 | Set: 17:53
Altitude: -6.5°   Azimuth: 317.0°   Direction: North-West

ε Arietis is a variable and multiple main-sequence star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Aries.

ε Arietis visual magnitude is 4.63. Because of its moderate brightness, ε Arietis 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 Arietis

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

ε Arietis is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of ε Arietis are provided in the following table:

02h 59m 12s
+21° 20’ 25”
Image of ε Arietis (epsilon Arietis) star
DSS2 image of ε Arietis. The red arrow shows the motion of ε Arietis during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about ε Arietis


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


ε Arietis star system properties

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

1.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of ε Arietis

ε Arietis
(epsilon Arietis)

Visibility of ε Arietis from your location

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

Azimuth: 68.7°
Max altitude: 59.9°
Azimuth: 291.3°