Results for: Eridanus

In Astronomy

How far away is Eridanus from earth?

It is estimated that eridanus is 52 million light-years away from earth. Eridanus was named after the greek goddess Eridalica. the word eridanus means envious one. the bright (MORE)
In Urban Legends

What is the legend behind eridanus?

the legend of eridanus is that: one day while while caring to her garden the young Eridalica fell asleep and dreamt of soaring thourgh the sky.Only it wasn't a dream Eridalica (MORE)
In Astronomy

How many major stars are in Eridanus?

The questioner will have to define a "major" star. He (or she) may mean a first- or second-magnitude star or a giant, or use some other criterion. Most good star maps will sho (MORE)