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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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η Apodis (eta Apodis)

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -43.0°   Azimuth: 184.3°   Direction: South

η Apodis is a star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Apus.

η Apodis visual magnitude is 4.91. Because of its moderate brightness, η Apodis 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.

η 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.

Image of η Apodis (eta Apodis) star
DSS2 image of η Apodis. The red arrow shows the motion of η Apodis during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.50 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

14h 21m 28s
-81° 07’ 10”

J2000 Coordinates

14h 18m 13s
-81° 00’ 28”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart η Apodis (eta Apodis) star
Simplified finder chart for η Apodis (eta Apodis).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



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

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

η Apodis is distant 139.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

42.81 pc
139.55 ly
-9 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/y
-0.063 "/y

Alternative Designations

η Apodis
(eta Apodis)

Visibility from Your Location

η Apodis (eta Apodis) is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK