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clear_day Transit: 12:12  
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ζ1 Antliae (zeta1 Antliae)

Altitude: -15.1°   Azimuth: 237.4°   Direction: West-South-West

ζ1 Antliae is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Antlia.

ζ1 Antliae visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, ζ1 Antliae should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of ζ1 Antliae is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of ζ1 Antliae (zeta1 Antliae) star
DSS2 image of ζ1 Antliae. The red arrow shows the motion of ζ1 Antliae during the next 10000 years (4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about ζ1 Antliae


ζ1 Antliae (zeta1 Antliae) is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -15.1°
Azimuth: 237.4°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ζ1 Antliae

ζ1 Antliae 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 ζ1 Antliae are provided in the following table:

09h 30m 46s
-31° 53’ 21”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of ζ1 Antliae in the sky:

Finder chart ζ1 Antliae (zeta1 Antliae) star
Simplified finder chart for ζ1 Antliae (zeta1 Antliae).

Visibility of ζ1 Antliae from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's ζ1 Antliae (zeta1 Antliae) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 121.9°
Max altitude: 6.6°
Azimuth: 238.1°

Spectral properties of ζ1 Antliae

ζ1 Antliae belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


ζ1 Antliae star system properties

ζ1 Antliae 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 ζ1 Antliae double sysyem:

8 arcsec

Alternative designations of ζ1 Antliae

ζ1 Antliae
(zeta1 Antliae)