ν2 Lupi (nu2 Lupi)
ν2 Lupi is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lupus.
ν2 Lupi visual magnitude is 5.65. Because of its reltive faintness, ν2 Lupi 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 Lupi:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ν2 Lupi
ν2 Lupi 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 ν2 Lupi are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ν2 Lupi in the sky:
Visibility of ν2 Lupi from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of ν2 Lupi
The image below is a photograph of ν2 Lupi 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 Lupi is -1.617 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.277 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ν2 Lupi from the Sun and relative movement
ν2 Lupi is distant 47.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 69 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ν2 Lupi
ν2 Lupi belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ν2 Lupi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.