Epsilon Eridani (star)

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Epsilon Eridani
Spectral K2 Vk
Type Main sequence
Luminosity 0.34 LSol
Absolute magnitude 6.19
Mag Terra 3.74
Temperature 5085° K
Mass 0.82 MSol
Radius 0.74 RSol


The star Epsilon Eridani (otherwise known as Ran) is a yellow-orange main sequence star of spectral type K2, and is classified as a BY Draconis type variable star.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

  • Epsilon Eridani is surrounded by a disk of dust lying at a range of approximately 35AU-75AU, an analog to Sol's early Kuiper Belt.
  • The Epsilon Eridani star system lies approximately 3.2pc from Terra, and is located in a Rimspinward/Rimward direction from Terra at bearing 195.8o Galactic Longitude and -48.1o South Galactic Latitude.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Epsilon Eridani is the primary star of the world Shulimik/Dingir (Solomani Rim 1530).

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  • External Link: SIMBAD @ University of Strasbourg: [1]

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