Eridanus eh RID en us The River
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Achernar
means: "river's end"
Alpha Eridani
1h 37' 42.9
-57 14' 12
144 .5 B3 V Blue
Main Sequence
only visible
south of 30 N
Cursa
"giant's footstool"
Beta Eridani
5h 7' 50.9
-5 5' 11
89 2.8 A3 III Blue White
Giant
Zurak
means "boat"
Gamma Eridani
3h 58' 1.7
-13 30' 3
220 3 M1 III Red
Giant
Rana
Delta Eridani
3h 43' 14.8
-9 45' 48
29.5 3.5 K0 IV Orange
Sub Giant
Epsilon
Eridani
3h 32' 55.8
-9 27' 30
10.5 3.72 K2 V Orange
Main Sequence
9th Closest
Zibal
means "ostriches"
Zeta Eridani
3h 15' 49.9
-8 49' 11
120 4.8 A5 Blue White
Azha
means "ostrich nest"
Eta Eridani
2h 56' 25.6
-8 53' 53
133 3.89 K1 III-IV Orange Giant
Theta 1 Eridani
Acamar
means "River's End"
Theta 2 Eridani
2h 58' 15.6
-40 18' 17
161 3.28
4.36
A4 III
A1 V
Blue White
Giant + Main Seq
Wide Orbital
Binary System
2h 58' 16.2
-40 18' 16
Iota Eridani 2h 40' 40
-39 51' 19
145 4.11 K0 III Orange Giant
Beid
Omicron 1 Eridani
4h 11' 51.9
-6h 50' 16
125 4.04 F2 II-III Blue White
Bright Giant
Omicron 2
Eridani
4h 15' 16.3
-7 39' 10
16.4 4.43 K1V Orange
Main Sequence
One of the
Closest Stars
Tau 1
Eridani
2h 45' 6.1
-18 34' 21
46 4.47 F 5/6 V White
Main Sequence
Tau 3
Eridani
3h 2' 23.5
-23 37' 28
86 4.08 A4 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Tau 6
Eridani
3h 46' 50.8
-23 14' 59
58.4 4.22 F3/5 V White
Main Sequence
Chi Eridani 1h 55' 57.4
-51 36' 32
57 3.69 G8.5 IV Yellow
Sub Giant
53 Eridani 4h 38' 10.7
-14 18' 15
109 3.86 K2 III Orange
Giant
58 Eridani 4h 47' 36.2
-16 56' 4
43 5.49 G1 V Yellow
Main Sequence
82 Eridani
e Eridani
3h 19' 55.7
-43 4' 11
20 4.26 G8 V Yellow
Main Sequence
One of the
Closest Stars
p Eridani
1h 39' 47.2
-56 11' 44
27 5.76 K0 V Orange
Main Sequence
One of the
Closest Stars
q1 Eridani 1h 42' 29.4
-53 44' 26
57 5.52 F8 V White
Main Sequence