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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?

π Lupi (pi Lupi)

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -18.3°   Azimuth: 145.3°   Direction: South-East

π Lupi is a double sub-giant star of spectral class B5 in the constellation of Lupus.

π Lupi visual magnitude is 4.82. Because of its moderate brightness, π 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of π Lupi

Finder chart π Lupi (pi Lupi) star
Simplified finder chart for π Lupi (pi Lupi).

π 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 π Lupi are provided in the following table:

15h 05m 07s
-47° 03’ 03”
Image of π Lupi (pi Lupi) star
DSS2 image of π Lupi. The red arrow shows the motion of π Lupi during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about π Lupi


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


π Lupi star system properties

π Lupi is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the π Lupi double sysyem:

1.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of π Lupi

π Lupi
(pi Lupi)

Visibility of π Lupi from your location

π Lupi (pi Lupi) is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK