ψ1 Lupi (psi1 Lupi)
ψ1 Lupi is a giant star in the constellation of Lupus.
ψ1 Lupi visual magnitude is 4.67. Because of its moderate brightness, ψ1 Lupi should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about ψ1 Lupi:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ψ1 Lupi
ψ1 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 ψ1 Lupi are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ψ1 Lupi in the sky:
Visibility of ψ1 Lupi from your location
Today's ψ1 Lupi (psi1 Lupi) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of ψ1 Lupi
The image below is a photograph of ψ1 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 ψ1 Lupi is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ψ1 Lupi from the Sun and relative movement
ψ1 Lupi is distant 244.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ψ1 Lupi
ψ1 Lupi belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ψ1 Lupi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.