P Eridani

Stellar classification



  • X 13
  • Y -23
  • Z 4
→ Sol: 27

Object type

  • Double or multiple star
  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • UV-emission source
  • X-ray source
simbad:* p Eri


p Eridani (6 Eri, DUN 5) is a binary star system in the constellation of Eridanus (the River) whose distance is approximately 26 light-years. It was found to be a double star in December 1825 by James Dunlop in Australia at his home at Paramatta, now spelt Parramatta.

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