η Arietis (eta Arietis)
η Arietis is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Aries.
η Arietis visual magnitude is 5.27. Because of its reltive faintness, η Arietis should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.
The proper motion of η Arietis is 0.161 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Key facts about η Arietis
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of η Arietis
η 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 η Arietis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of η Arietis in the sky:
Visibility of η Arietis from your location
Today's η Arietis (eta Arietis) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Distance of η Arietis from the Sun and relative movement
η Arietis is distant 98.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of η Arietis
η Arietis belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where η Arietis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.