Theemin - υ2 Eridani (upsilon2 Eridani)
Theemin, also designated as υ2 Eridani (upsilon2 Eridani), is a giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.
Theemin visual magnitude is 3.82. Because of its moderate brightness, Theemin should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about Theemin:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Theemin
Theemin 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 Theemin are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Theemin in the sky:
Visibility of Theemin from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's Theemin - υ2 Eridani (upsilon2 Eridani) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of Theemin
The image below is a photograph of Theemin 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 Theemin is -0.045 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 Theemin from the Sun and relative movement
Theemin is distant 208.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Theemin
Theemin belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Theemin is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.