Eta Reticuli

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Eta Reticuli
Diagram showing star positions and boundaries of the Reticulum constellation and its surroundings
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Location of η Reticuli (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Reticulum
Right ascension 04h 21m 53.22s
Declination −63° 23' 12.5"
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.24
Distance 380 ly
(117 pc)
Spectral type G7III
Other designations
η Reticuli, η Ret, Eta Ret, CPD−63  324, FK5 163, GC 5333, HD 28093, HIP 20384, HR 1395, PPM 354060, SAO 249009

Eta Reticuli (Eta Ret, η Reticuli, η Ret) is a yellow G-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +5.24. It is approximately 380 light years from Earth.[1]

Eta Reticuli is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 117.6 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 11,700 and 31,600 light years from the center of the Galaxy.

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