Fulu - ζ Cassiopeiae (zeta Cassiopeiae)
Fulu, also designated as ζ Cassiopeiae (zeta Cassiopeiae), is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
Fulu visual magnitude is 3.66. Because of its moderate brightness, Fulu 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 Fulu:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Fulu
Fulu is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of Fulu are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Fulu in the sky:
Visibility of Fulu from your location
Fulu - ζ Cassiopeiae (zeta Cassiopeiae) is circumpolar and transits at 19:27 UTC (altitude: 87.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of Fulu
The image below is a photograph of Fulu 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 Fulu is 0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Fulu from the Sun and relative movement
Fulu is distant 597.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Fulu
Fulu 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 Fulu is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.