Alpha Indi

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationAlpha Indi
Flamsteed NumberNone
BSC7869
HD196171
ConstellationIndus
Right Ascension20h 37m 34s
Declination+47° 17' 29"
Distance101 light years
31 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +3.1
Absolute: +0.7
Spectral ClassK0 Orange Giant
Optimum VisibilityAugust
Relative Galactic Position of Alpha Indi

The galactic position and direction of Alpha Indi relative to Earth's Sun. Note that, at this extreme scale, the two stars are effectively in the same place.

This orange giant is brightest of the stars in the constellation of Indus, with an apparent magnitude of +3.1. It lies more than one hundred light years from the Earth.

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