Epsilon Pyxidis is a white giant star in the constellation Pyxis. At 212 light years away, it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 5.59. Epsilon Pyxidis is the primary component of a multiple-star system. The iron abundance of Epsilon Pyxidis is +0.01 (102.3% of the Sun). It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 17.7 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 23,200 and 37,900 light years from the center of the Galaxy.
Sky position: RA 9h 9.9m, Dec -30° 22.2'
Common designations: Epsilon Pyxidis, HIP 45001, HD 78922
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