Tuesday, March 4, 2008


Star type
g K0 IVe

Distance from Earth
g 29.5 ly

Star Service No.
g NA

g 7.5 billion years (Started life as a main sequence F8 dwarf, but core hydrogen fusion has ceased causing the star to expand and cool as an active subgiant before becoming much brighter and larger "as a true giant star" through core helium fusion.). Another estimate places its age at 12.59 billion years.

Diameter/Mass/Temp (xSol)
g NA; 120% (subgiant); NA

Brightness (xSol)
g 276.4%

g Between 54 and 214 percent of Sol's abundance of iron

Comparison to Sol
g See chart

Picture of star
g See picture

Star system features
g NA

Known planets
g NA

Habitable zone
g NA

Orbital map
g NA

View from star
g NA

Nearby stars
(Star systems with 10 light years)
g NA

Map locating star system
g NA

Location in Earth sky
g In the north central part of constellation Eridanus. It can be sighted northwest of Pi Eridani and Zaurak (Gamma Eridani) and east of Epsilon Eridani.

Other names
g Frl Eri; Delta Eridani; HR 1136; Gl 150; Hip 17378; HD 23249

Sci-fi mentions
g NA

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