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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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ψ2 Lupi (psi2 Lupi)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 18:55 | Tran: 20:51 | Set: 22:48
Alt: -41.78°   Az: 263.92°   Direction: West

ψ2 Lupi is a main-sequence star of spectral class B5 in the constellation of Lupus.

ψ2 Lupi visual magnitude is 4.75. Because of its moderate brightness, ψ2 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.

ψ2 Lupi is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of ψ2 Lupi (psi2 Lupi) star
DSS2 image of ψ2 Lupi. The red arrow shows the motion of ψ2 Lupi during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


15h 44m 15s
-34° 47’ 14”
07h 41m 52s
23h 26m 08s


15h 42m 41s
-34° 42’ 38”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart ψ2 Lupi (psi2 Lupi) star
Simplified finder chart for ψ2 Lupi (psi2 Lupi).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where ψ2 Lupi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of ψ2 Lupi. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

121.36 pc
395.63 ly
4 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/y
-0.029 "/y

Alternative Designations

ψ2 Lupi
(psi2 Lupi)

Visibility from Your Location

Today's ψ2 Lupi (psi2 Lupi) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 124.8°
Max altitude: 3.7°
Azimuth: 235.2°