Theta Reticuli is a blue giant star in the constellation Reticulum. At 459 light years away, it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 5.88. Theta Reticuli is a multiple-star system. It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 7 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 23,800 and 30,100 light years from the center of the Galaxy.
Sky position: RA 4h 17.7m, Dec -63° 15.6'
Common designations: Theta Reticuli, HIP 20020, HD 27657
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