|Fixed star: ZIBAL|
|Constellation: Zeta (ζ) Eridanus|
|Longitude 1900: 12TAU26||Longitude 2000: 13TAU50|
|Declination 1900: -09.11′||Declination 2000: -08.49′|
|Right ascension: 03h 15m||Latitude: -25.55′|
|Spectral class: A3||Magnitude: 4.9|
The history of the star: Zibal
Zeta (ζ) Eridanus, Zibal, is a star in the River.
Star Names, Their Lore and Meaning, Richard Hinckley Allen, 1889].
The astrological influences of the constellation Eridanus
Influences: According to Ptolemy all the stars with the exception of Achernar are like Saturn. Eridanus gives a love of knowledge and science, much travel and many changes, a position of authority, but danger of accidents especially at sea and of drowning. [Robson, p.44.]
Fixed Stars and Constellations in Astrology, Vivian E. Robson, 1923].