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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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ν Indi (nu Indi)

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -35.46°   Az: 191.07°   Direction: South

ν Indi is a double main-sequence star of spectral class A3 in the constellation of Indus.

ν Indi visual magnitude is 5.29. Because of its faintness, ν Indi 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.

Image of ν Indi (nu Indi) star
DSS2 image of ν Indi. The red arrow shows the motion of ν Indi during the next 100 years (2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.13 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

22h 26m 33s
-72° 07’ 48”
02h 02m 30s
00h 29m 03s

J2000

22h 24m 36s
-72° 15’ 20”

Galactic Coordinates

316.86°
-40.67°

Finder Chart

Finder chart ν Indi (nu Indi) star
Simplified finder chart for ν Indi (nu Indi).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.29
Main-sequence

2.99
A3V
5778K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where ν Indi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

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

Star System Properties

ν Indi is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the ν Indi double sysyem:

5.29
5.39
0.1
0.1 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

ν Indi is distant 94.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

28.90
94.22
21 km/s
1.299 arcsec/y
-0.678"/y

Alternative Designations

ν Indi
(nu Indi)
SAO258033
SAO258033
Gl 855.1A

Visibility from Your Location

ν Indi (nu Indi) is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK