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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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φ2 Lupi (phi2 Lupi)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 19:00 | Tran: 20:16 | Set: 21:32
Alt: -66.68°   Az: 298.43°   Direction: West-North-West

φ2 Lupi is a main-sequence star of spectral class B4 in the constellation of Lupus.

φ2 Lupi visual magnitude is 4.54. Because of its moderate brightness, φ2 Lupi is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of φ2 Lupi (phi2 Lupi) star
DSS2 image of φ2 Lupi. The red arrow shows the motion of φ2 Lupi during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


15h 24m 44s
-36° 56’ 40”
10h 16m 41s
01h 41m 25s


15h 23m 09s
-36° 51’ 30”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart φ2 Lupi (phi2 Lupi) star
Simplified finder chart for φ2 Lupi (phi2 Lupi).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where φ2 Lupi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of φ2 Lupi. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

φ2 Lupi is distant 605.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

2 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations

φ2 Lupi
(phi2 Lupi)

Visibility from Your Location

Today's φ2 Lupi (phi2 Lupi) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.9°
Max altitude: 1.6°
Azimuth: 233.1°