Delta Reticuli

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Delta Reticuli
Diagram showing star positions and boundaries of the Reticulum constellation and its surroundings
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Location of δ Reticuli (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Reticulum
Right ascension 03h 58m 44.74s
Declination −61° 24′ 00.5″
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.56
Distance 530 ly
(163 pc)
Spectral type M2III
Other designations
δ Reticuli, δ Ret, Delta Ret, CPD−61  290, FK5 1110, GC 4808, HD 25422, HIP 18597, HR 1247, PPM 353843, SAO 248918

Delta Reticuli (Delta Ret, δ Reticuli, δ Ret) is a red M-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.56. It is approximately 530 light years from Earth.

Delta Reticuli is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 13.3 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 22,700 and 30,400 light years from the center of the Galaxy.[1]

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