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ν2 Coronae Borealis (nu2 Coronae Borealis)

ν2 Coronae Borealis is a giant star in the constellation of Corona Borealis.

ν2 Coronae Borealis visual magnitude is 5.39. Because of its reltive faintness, ν2 Coronae Borealis 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 Coronae Borealis:

5.39
Giant
ν2 Coronae Borealis (nu2 Coronae Borealis) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 19°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ν2 Coronae Borealis

ν2 Coronae Borealis 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 ν2 Coronae Borealis are provided in the following table:

16h 22m 29s
+33° 42’ 12”
54.69°
44.51°
Corona Borealis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of ν2 Coronae Borealis in the sky:

Finder chart ν2 Coronae Borealis (nu2 Coronae Borealis) star
Simplified finder chart for ν2 Coronae Borealis (nu2 Coronae Borealis).

Visibility of ν2 Coronae Borealis from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's ν2 Coronae Borealis (nu2 Coronae Borealis) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.3°
Max altitude: 72.2°
Azimuth: 303.7°
ν2 Coronae Borealis (nu2 Coronae Borealis) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of ν2 Coronae Borealis

The image below is a photograph of ν2 Coronae Borealis 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 Coronae Borealis is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.059 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of ν2 Coronae Borealis (nu2 Coronae Borealis) star
DSS2 image of ν2 Coronae Borealis. The red arrow shows the motion of ν2 Coronae Borealis during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 9.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of ν2 Coronae Borealis from the Sun and relative movement

ν2 Coronae Borealis is distant 545.15 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 40 kilometers per second.

167.22 pc
545.15 ly
-40 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
0.059 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of ν2 Coronae Borealis

ν2 Coronae Borealis belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.73
K5III
3749K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where ν2 Coronae Borealis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of ν2 Coronae Borealis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of ν2 Coronae Borealis

ν2 Coronae Borealis
(nu2 Coronae Borealis)
21 Coronae Borealis
SAO65259
SAO65259