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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

ζ2 Antliae (zeta2 Antliae)

ζ2 Antliae is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Antlia.

ζ2 Antliae visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its reltive faintness, ζ2 Antliae should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about ζ2 Antliae:

ζ2 Antliae (zeta2 Antliae) is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ζ2 Antliae

ζ2 Antliae is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of ζ2 Antliae are provided in the following table:

09h 31m 32s
-31° 52’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of ζ2 Antliae in the sky:

Finder chart ζ2 Antliae (zeta2 Antliae) star
Simplified finder chart for ζ2 Antliae (zeta2 Antliae).

Visibility of ζ2 Antliae from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's ζ2 Antliae (zeta2 Antliae) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 121.9°
Max altitude: 6.6°
Azimuth: 238.1°
ζ2 Antliae (zeta2 Antliae) is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of ζ2 Antliae

The image below is a photograph of ζ2 Antliae 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 ζ2 Antliae is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of ζ2 Antliae (zeta2 Antliae) star
DSS2 image of ζ2 Antliae. The red arrow shows the motion of ζ2 Antliae during the next 10000 years (-6.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of ζ2 Antliae from the Sun and relative movement

ζ2 Antliae is distant 374.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

114.81 pc
374.28 ly
22 km/s
-0.039 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of ζ2 Antliae

ζ2 Antliae belongs to spectral class A9 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where ζ2 Antliae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of ζ2 Antliae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of ζ2 Antliae

ζ2 Antliae
(zeta2 Antliae)