ν1 Columbae (nu1 Columbae)
ν1 Columbae is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Columba.
ν1 Columbae visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its reltive faintness, ν1 Columbae 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 ν1 Columbae:
ν1 Columbae (nu1 Columbae) is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ν1 Columbae
ν1 Columbae 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 ν1 Columbae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ν1 Columbae in the sky:
Visibility of ν1 Columbae from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's ν1 Columbae (nu1 Columbae) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of ν1 Columbae
The image below is a photograph of ν1 Columbae 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 ν1 Columbae is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.061 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ν1 Columbae from the Sun and relative movement
ν1 Columbae is distant 145.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ν1 Columbae
ν1 Columbae belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ν1 Columbae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.