Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Right ascension||04h 01m 18.07s|
|Declination||−61° 04' 44.6"|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||+4.97|
Iota Reticuli is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 80.9 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 12,300 and 25,100 light years from the center of the Galaxy.
Iota Reticuli came closest to the Sun 883,000 years ago when it had brightened to magnitude 4.08 from a distance of 212 light years.