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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of δ2 Telescopii in the sky:
Visibility of δ2 Telescopii from your location
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.
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.
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.