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Proper NameNone
Bayer Designationg Eridani
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)1195
Right Ascension3h 49m 27s
Declination-36° 12' 1"
Distance210 light years
64 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.2
Absolute: +0.1
Spectral ClassG9II-III Yellow Giant
Optimum VisibilityNovember / December
NotesA massive yellow star, nearly fifteen times the Sun's diameter and seventy-five times as luminous. g Eridani lies within the narrow central course of the constellation of the river Eridanus, as it passes between Fornax to the northwest and Horologium to the southeast.


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