Tau2 Eridani

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Tau² Eridani (τ² Eridani, abbreviated Tau² Eri, τ² Eri), formally named Angetenar, is a star in the constellation of Eridanus.wikipedia
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Tau Eridani

It is one of a series of stars that share the Bayer designation Tau Eridani.

Epsilon Eridani

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In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of Tau² Eridani, Gamma Eridani, Pi Eridani, Delta Eridani, Epsilon Eridani, Zeta Eridani, Eta Eridani, Pi Ceti, Tau¹ Eridani, Tau³ Eridani, Tau⁴ Eridani, Tau⁵ Eridani, Tau⁶ Eridani, Tau⁷ Eridani, Tau⁸ Eridani and Tau⁹ Eridani.
In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of ε Eridani, γ Eridani, δ Eridani, π Eridani, ζ Eridani, η Eridani, π Ceti, τ 1 Eridani, τ 2 Eridani, τ 3 Eridani, τ 4 Eridani, τ 5 Eridani, τ 6 Eridani, τ 7 Eridani, τ 8 Eridani and τ 9 Eridani.

Gamma Eridani

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In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of Tau² Eridani, Gamma Eridani, Pi Eridani, Delta Eridani, Epsilon Eridani, Zeta Eridani, Eta Eridani, Pi Ceti, Tau¹ Eridani, Tau³ Eridani, Tau⁴ Eridani, Tau⁵ Eridani, Tau⁶ Eridani, Tau⁷ Eridani, Tau⁸ Eridani and Tau⁹ Eridani.
In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of γ Eridani, δ Eridani, π Eridani, ε Eridani, ζ Eridani, η Eridani, π Ceti, τ 1 Eridani, τ 2 Eridani, τ 3 Eridani, τ 4 Eridani, τ 5 Eridani, τ 6 Eridani, τ 7 Eridani, τ 8 Eridani and τ 9 Eridani.

Delta Eridani

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In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of Tau² Eridani, Gamma Eridani, Pi Eridani, Delta Eridani, Epsilon Eridani, Zeta Eridani, Eta Eridani, Pi Ceti, Tau¹ Eridani, Tau³ Eridani, Tau⁴ Eridani, Tau⁵ Eridani, Tau⁶ Eridani, Tau⁷ Eridani, Tau⁸ Eridani and Tau⁹ Eridani.
In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of δ Eridani, γ Eridani, π Eridani, ε Eridani, ζ Eridani, η Eridani, π Ceti, τ 1 Eridani, τ 2 Eridani, τ 3 Eridani, τ 4 Eridani, τ 5 Eridani, τ 6 Eridani, τ 7 Eridani, τ 8 Eridani and τ 9 Eridani.

Eta Eridani

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In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of Tau² Eridani, Gamma Eridani, Pi Eridani, Delta Eridani, Epsilon Eridani, Zeta Eridani, Eta Eridani, Pi Ceti, Tau¹ Eridani, Tau³ Eridani, Tau⁴ Eridani, Tau⁵ Eridani, Tau⁶ Eridani, Tau⁷ Eridani, Tau⁸ Eridani and Tau⁹ Eridani.
In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of Eta Eridani, Gamma Eridani, Pi Eridani, Delta Eridani, Epsilon Eridani, Zeta Eridani, Pi Ceti, Tau1 Eridani, Tau2 Eridani, Tau3 Eridani, Tau4 Eridani, Tau5 Eridani, Tau6 Eridani, Tau7 Eridani, Tau8 Eridani and Tau9 Eridani.

Pi Ceti

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In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of Tau² Eridani, Gamma Eridani, Pi Eridani, Delta Eridani, Epsilon Eridani, Zeta Eridani, Eta Eridani, Pi Ceti, Tau¹ Eridani, Tau³ Eridani, Tau⁴ Eridani, Tau⁵ Eridani, Tau⁶ Eridani, Tau⁷ Eridani, Tau⁸ Eridani and Tau⁹ Eridani.
In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of π Ceti, γ Eridani, π Eridani, δ Eridani, ε Eridani, ζ Eridani, η Eridani, τ 1 Eridani, τ 2 Eridani, τ 3 Eridani, τ 4 Eridani, τ 5 Eridani, τ 6 Eridani, τ 7 Eridani, τ 8 Eridani and τ 9 Eridani.

Chinese star names

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Consequently, the Chinese name for Tau² Eridani itself is 天苑九 (Tiān Yuàn jiǔ, the Ninth Star of Celestial Meadows.)

Star

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Tau² Eridani (τ² Eridani, abbreviated Tau² Eri, τ² Eri), formally named Angetenar, is a star in the constellation of Eridanus.

Constellation

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Tau² Eridani (τ² Eridani, abbreviated Tau² Eri, τ² Eri), formally named Angetenar, is a star in the constellation of Eridanus.

Eridanus (constellation)

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Tau² Eridani (τ² Eridani, abbreviated Tau² Eri, τ² Eri), formally named Angetenar, is a star in the constellation of Eridanus.

Apparent magnitude

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It is visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 4.78.

Stellar parallax

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The distance to this star, as determined via the parallax method, is around 187 light-years.

Light-year

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The distance to this star, as determined via the parallax method, is around 187 light-years.

Latinisation of names

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τ² Eridani (Latinised to Tau² Eridani) is the system's Bayer designation.

Bayer designation

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τ² Eridani (Latinised to Tau² Eridani) is the system's Bayer designation.

Arabic

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It bore the traditional name Angetenar, derived from the Arabic Al Ḥināyat an-Nahr, 'the Bend in the River', near which it lies.

IAU Working Group on Star Names

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In 2016, the IAU organized a Working Group on Star Names (WGSN) to catalog and standardize proper names for stars.

Chinese astronomy

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In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of Tau² Eridani, Gamma Eridani, Pi Eridani, Delta Eridani, Epsilon Eridani, Zeta Eridani, Eta Eridani, Pi Ceti, Tau¹ Eridani, Tau³ Eridani, Tau⁴ Eridani, Tau⁵ Eridani, Tau⁶ Eridani, Tau⁷ Eridani, Tau⁸ Eridani and Tau⁹ Eridani.

Hairy Head

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In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of Tau² Eridani, Gamma Eridani, Pi Eridani, Delta Eridani, Epsilon Eridani, Zeta Eridani, Eta Eridani, Pi Ceti, Tau¹ Eridani, Tau³ Eridani, Tau⁴ Eridani, Tau⁵ Eridani, Tau⁶ Eridani, Tau⁷ Eridani, Tau⁸ Eridani and Tau⁹ Eridani.

Asterism (astronomy)

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In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of Tau² Eridani, Gamma Eridani, Pi Eridani, Delta Eridani, Epsilon Eridani, Zeta Eridani, Eta Eridani, Pi Ceti, Tau¹ Eridani, Tau³ Eridani, Tau⁴ Eridani, Tau⁵ Eridani, Tau⁶ Eridani, Tau⁷ Eridani, Tau⁸ Eridani and Tau⁹ Eridani.

Pi Eridani

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In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of Tau² Eridani, Gamma Eridani, Pi Eridani, Delta Eridani, Epsilon Eridani, Zeta Eridani, Eta Eridani, Pi Ceti, Tau¹ Eridani, Tau³ Eridani, Tau⁴ Eridani, Tau⁵ Eridani, Tau⁶ Eridani, Tau⁷ Eridani, Tau⁸ Eridani and Tau⁹ Eridani.

Zeta Eridani

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In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of Tau² Eridani, Gamma Eridani, Pi Eridani, Delta Eridani, Epsilon Eridani, Zeta Eridani, Eta Eridani, Pi Ceti, Tau¹ Eridani, Tau³ Eridani, Tau⁴ Eridani, Tau⁵ Eridani, Tau⁶ Eridani, Tau⁷ Eridani, Tau⁸ Eridani and Tau⁹ Eridani.

Tau1 Eridani

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In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of Tau² Eridani, Gamma Eridani, Pi Eridani, Delta Eridani, Epsilon Eridani, Zeta Eridani, Eta Eridani, Pi Ceti, Tau¹ Eridani, Tau³ Eridani, Tau⁴ Eridani, Tau⁵ Eridani, Tau⁶ Eridani, Tau⁷ Eridani, Tau⁸ Eridani and Tau⁹ Eridani.

Tau3 Eridani

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In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of Tau² Eridani, Gamma Eridani, Pi Eridani, Delta Eridani, Epsilon Eridani, Zeta Eridani, Eta Eridani, Pi Ceti, Tau¹ Eridani, Tau³ Eridani, Tau⁴ Eridani, Tau⁵ Eridani, Tau⁶ Eridani, Tau⁷ Eridani, Tau⁸ Eridani and Tau⁹ Eridani.

Tau4 Eridani

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In Chinese, 天苑 (Tiān Yuàn), meaning Celestial Meadows, refers to an asterism consisting of Tau² Eridani, Gamma Eridani, Pi Eridani, Delta Eridani, Epsilon Eridani, Zeta Eridani, Eta Eridani, Pi Ceti, Tau¹ Eridani, Tau³ Eridani, Tau⁴ Eridani, Tau⁵ Eridani, Tau⁶ Eridani, Tau⁷ Eridani, Tau⁸ Eridani and Tau⁹ Eridani.