ρ Tucanae (rho Tucanae)
ρ Tucanae is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Tucana.
ρ Tucanae visual magnitude is 5.39. Because of its reltive faintness, ρ Tucanae should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The proper motion of ρ Tucanae is 0.053 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Key facts about ρ Tucanae
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ρ Tucanae
ρ Tucanae 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 ρ Tucanae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ρ Tucanae in the sky:
Visibility of ρ Tucanae from your location
Distance of ρ Tucanae from the Sun and relative movement
ρ Tucanae is distant 132.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ρ Tucanae
ρ Tucanae belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ρ Tucanae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.