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32 Eridani A

32 Eridani A Facts

32 Eridani A's Alternative Names

The Id of the star in the Yale Bright Star Catalogue is HR1212.

32 Eridani A has alternative name(s) :- 32 Eri A.

More details on objects' alternative names can be found at Star Names .

Location of 32 Eridani A

The location of the giant star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For 32 Eridani A, the location is 03d 54m 17.469 and -02° 57 `14.54 .

Radial Velocity and Proper Motion of 32 Eridani A

All stars like planets orbit round a central spot, in the case of planets, its the central star such as the Sun. In the case of a star, its the galactic centre. The constellations that we see today will be different than they were 50,000 years ago or 50,000 years from now. Proper Motion details the movements of these stars and are measured in milliarcseconds. The star is moving 20.00 miliarcseconds/year towards the north and 25.50 miliarcseconds/year east if we saw them in the horizon.

The Radial Velocity, that is the speed at which the star is moving away/towards the Sun is 26.90 km/s . When the value is negative then the star and the Sun are getting closer to one another, likewise, a positive number means that two stars are moving away. Its nothing to fear as the stars are so far apart, they won't collide in our life-time, if ever.

Physical Properties (Colour) of 32 Eridani A

32 Eridani A has a spectral type of G6.5III. This means the star is a white to yellow giant star.

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Primary / Proper / Traditional Name32 Eridani A
Alternative Names32 Eri A, HR 1212
Spectral TypeG6.5III
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeGiant Star
ColourWhite to Yellow
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationEridanus
Right Ascension (R.A.)03d 54m 17.469
Declination (Dec.)-02° 57 `14.54
Proper Motion Dec.20.00 milliarcseconds/year
Proper Motion RA.25.50 milliarcseconds/year
Radial Velocity26.90 km/s
Associated / Clustered Stars32 Eridani
32 Eridani B

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

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