ι Apodis (iota Apodis)
ι Apodis is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Apus.
ι Apodis visual magnitude is 5.41. Because of its reltive faintness, ι Apodis should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about ι Apodis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ι Apodis
ι Apodis 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 ι Apodis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ι Apodis in the sky:
Visibility of ι Apodis from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
ι Apodis (iota Apodis) is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of ι Apodis
The image below is a photograph of ι Apodis from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of ι Apodis is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ι Apodis from the Sun and relative movement
ι Apodis is distant 1,143.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ι Apodis
ι Apodis belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ι Apodis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.