66 Eridani

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66 Eridani
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Eridanus
Right ascension 05h 06m 45.65314s [1]
Declination −04° 39′ 18.5939″ [1]
Spectral type B9V [1]

66 Eridani (66 Eri) is a blue main-sequence star located approximately 308 light years away, in the constellation Eridanus. Its apparent magnitude is 5.12. It made its closest approach to the Sun 7.8 million years ago, at a distance of 45 light years, during which it had an apparent magnitude of 0.94.


  1. ^ a b c SIMBAD, 66 Eridani (accessed 2 July 2014)