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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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ψ Eridani (psi Eridani)

Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:30 | Tran: 9:52 | Set: 15:14
Alt: 12.76°   Az: 240.72°   Direction: West-South-West

ψ Eridani is a main-sequence star of spectral class B3 in the constellation of Eridanus.

ψ Eridani visual magnitude is 4.81. Because of its moderate brightness, ψ Eridani 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.

Image of ψ Eridani (psi Eridani) star
DSS2 image of ψ Eridani. The red arrow shows the motion of ψ Eridani during the next 100000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

05h 02m 37s
-07° 08’ 22”
03h 56m 05s
08h 58m 43s

J2000

05h 01m 26s
-07° 10’ 26”

Galactic Coordinates

206.59°
-27.69°

Finder Chart

Finder chart ψ Eridani (psi Eridani) star
Simplified finder chart for ψ Eridani (psi Eridani).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.81
Main-sequence

-2.53
B3V
13348K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where ψ Eridani is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

ψ Eridani is distant 956.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

293.26
956.01
25 km/s
0.003 arcsec/y
0.008"/y

Alternative Designations

ψ Eridani
(psi Eridani)
SAO131700
SAO131700

Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 97.1°
Max altitude: 31.4°
Azimuth: 262.9°