ν Fornacis (nu Fornacis)
ν Fornacis is a variable star in the constellation of Fornax.
ν Fornacis visual magnitude is 4.69. Because of its moderate brightness, ν Fornacis should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.
The proper motion of ν Fornacis is 0.012 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.
Key facts about ν Fornacis
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ν Fornacis
ν Fornacis is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of ν Fornacis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ν Fornacis in the sky:
Visibility of ν Fornacis from your location
Today's ν Fornacis (nu Fornacis) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Distance of ν Fornacis from the Sun and relative movement
ν Fornacis is distant 361.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ν Fornacis
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ν Fornacis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.