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Hipparcos Star Catalog Entry

Identity
Name:Achernar, alpha Eridani
Hipparcos catalog ID:7588
Other star catalog entries:HD 10144
SAO 232481
CPD P-57 334
 
Appearance
Visual magnitude:0.45 (source: ground based)
Spectral type:B3Vp
 
Position and motion (Epoch J1991.25) in J2000 reference frame
Right ascension1h 37m 42.75170s (+/-0.00006s)
Declination-57° 14' 11.9755" (+/-0.0004")
Parallax:23.39 (+/-0.57) mas
Derived distance:139 light-years
Proper motion in R.A.:87 (+/-0.58) mas/year
Proper motion in declination:-38.24 (+/-0.5) mas/year
Constellation:Eridanus
 

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