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δ2 Telescopii (delta2 Telescopii)

δ2 Telescopii is a giant star in the constellation of Telescopium.

δ2 Telescopii visual magnitude is 5.07. Because of its reltive faintness, δ2 Telescopii should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about δ2 Telescopii:

δ2 Telescopii (delta2 Telescopii) is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of δ2 Telescopii

δ2 Telescopii is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of δ2 Telescopii are provided in the following table:

18h 32m 02s
-45° 45’ 25”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of δ2 Telescopii in the sky:

Finder chart δ2 Telescopii (delta2 Telescopii) star
Simplified finder chart for δ2 Telescopii (delta2 Telescopii).

Visibility of δ2 Telescopii from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

δ2 Telescopii (delta2 Telescopii) is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of δ2 Telescopii

The image below is a photograph of δ2 Telescopii 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 Telescopii is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of δ2 Telescopii (delta2 Telescopii) star
DSS2 image of δ2 Telescopii. The red arrow shows the motion of δ2 Telescopii during the next 100000 years (6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of δ2 Telescopii from the Sun and relative movement

δ2 Telescopii is distant 1,116.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

342.47 pc
1,116.44 ly
8 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of δ2 Telescopii

δ2 Telescopii belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where δ2 Telescopii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of δ2 Telescopii. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of δ2 Telescopii

δ2 Telescopii
(delta2 Telescopii)