δ2 Chamaeleontis (delta2 Chamaeleontis)
δ2 Chamaeleontis is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Chamaeleon.
δ2 Chamaeleontis visual magnitude is 4.45. Because of its moderate brightness, δ2 Chamaeleontis should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about δ2 Chamaeleontis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of δ2 Chamaeleontis
δ2 Chamaeleontis is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of δ2 Chamaeleontis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of δ2 Chamaeleontis in the sky:
Visibility of δ2 Chamaeleontis from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
δ2 Chamaeleontis (delta2 Chamaeleontis) is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of δ2 Chamaeleontis
The image below is a photograph of δ2 Chamaeleontis from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of δ2 Chamaeleontis is -0.049 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of δ2 Chamaeleontis from the Sun and relative movement
δ2 Chamaeleontis is distant 363.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of δ2 Chamaeleontis
δ2 Chamaeleontis belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where δ2 Chamaeleontis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.