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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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2 Lupi

Below the horizon.  Rise: 17:57 | Tran: 20:49 | Set: 23:40
Altitude: -68.6°   Azimuth: 353.5°   Direction: North

2 Lupi is a variable giant star of spectral class G9 in the constellation of Lupus.

2 Lupi visual magnitude is 4.34. Because of its moderate brightness, 2 Lupi is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

2 Lupi is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of 2 Lupi star
DSS2 image of 2 Lupi. The red arrow shows the motion of 2 Lupi during the next 10000 years (-1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

15h 19m 19s
-30° 14’ 14”

J2000 Coordinates

15h 17m 49s
-30° 08’ 56”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 2 Lupi star
Simplified finder chart for 2 Lupi.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 2 Lupi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 2 Lupi. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

2 Lupi is distant 307.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

94.43 pc
307.84 ly
-4 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/y
-0.01 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 2 Lupi rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 120.1°
Max altitude: 8.4°
Azimuth: 239.9°