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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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ν2 Lupi (nu2 Lupi)

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -51.08°   Az: 249.17°   Direction: West-South-West

ν2 Lupi is a main-sequence star of spectral class G3 in the constellation of Lupus.

ν2 Lupi visual magnitude is 5.65. Because of its faintness, ν2 Lupi is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

ν2 Lupi is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of ν2 Lupi (nu2 Lupi) star
DSS2 image of ν2 Lupi. The red arrow shows the motion of ν2 Lupi during the next 100 years (-2.70 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.46 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


15h 23m 32s
-48° 24’ 15”
07h 51m 16s
23h 14m 48s


15h 21m 48s
-48° 19’ 04”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart ν2 Lupi (nu2 Lupi) star
Simplified finder chart for ν2 Lupi (nu2 Lupi).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



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

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

14.56 pc
47.45 ly
-69 km/s
-1.617 arcsec/y
-0.277 "/y

Alternative Designations

ν2 Lupi
(nu2 Lupi)

Visibility from Your Location

ν2 Lupi (nu2 Lupi) is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK