ψ2 Lupi (psi2 Lupi)
ψ2 Lupi is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lupus.
ψ2 Lupi visual magnitude is 4.75. Because of its moderate brightness, ψ2 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 ψ2 Lupi:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ψ2 Lupi
ψ2 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 ψ2 Lupi are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ψ2 Lupi in the sky:
Visibility of ψ2 Lupi from your location
Today's ψ2 Lupi (psi2 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 ψ2 Lupi
The image below is a photograph of ψ2 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 ψ2 Lupi is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.029 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ψ2 Lupi from the Sun and relative movement
ψ2 Lupi is distant 395.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ψ2 Lupi
ψ2 Lupi belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ψ2 Lupi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.