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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
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Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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θ Indi (theta Indi)

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -37.9°   Azimuth: 131.1°   Direction: South-East

θ Indi is a double main-sequence star of spectral class A5 in the constellation of Indus.

θ Indi visual magnitude is 4.39. Because of its moderate brightness, θ Indi 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.

θ Indi is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of θ Indi (theta Indi) star
DSS2 image of θ Indi. The red arrow shows the motion of θ Indi during the next 1000 years (1.75 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.20 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

21h 21m 35s
-53° 20’ 41”
18h 07m 10s

J2000 Coordinates

21h 19m 51s
-53° 26’ 58”

Galactic Coordinates

343.69°
-43.32°

Finder Chart

Finder chart θ Indi (theta Indi) star
Simplified finder chart for θ Indi (theta Indi).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.39
Main-sequence

2.02
A5V
8241K

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

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

Star System Properties

θ Indi is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the θ Indi double sysyem:

4.39
6.79
2.4
6.1 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

θ Indi is distant 97.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

29.78 pc
97.08 ly
-15 km/s
0.105 arcsec/y
-0.072 "/y

Alternative Designations

θ Indi
(theta Indi)
SAO246965
SAO246965
Wo 9733 A

Visibility from Your Location

θ Indi (theta Indi) is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK