ν2 Columbae (nu2 Columbae)
ν2 Columbae is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Columba.
ν2 Columbae visual magnitude is 5.31. Because of its reltive faintness, ν2 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 ν2 Columbae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ν2 Columbae
ν2 Columbae 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 ν2 Columbae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ν2 Columbae in the sky:
Visibility of ν2 Columbae from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's ν2 Columbae (nu2 Columbae) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of ν2 Columbae
The image below is a photograph of ν2 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 ν2 Columbae is -0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.052 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ν2 Columbae from the Sun and relative movement
ν2 Columbae is distant 138.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ν2 Columbae
ν2 Columbae belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ν2 Columbae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.