ζ2 Aquarii (zeta2 Aquarii)
ζ2 Aquarii is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Aquarius.
ζ2 Aquarii visual magnitude is 4.42. Because of its moderate brightness, ζ2 Aquarii 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 ζ2 Aquarii:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ζ2 Aquarii
ζ2 Aquarii is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of ζ2 Aquarii are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ζ2 Aquarii in the sky:
Visibility of ζ2 Aquarii from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of ζ2 Aquarii
The image below is a photograph of ζ2 Aquarii 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 Aquarii is 0.209 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Spectral properties of ζ2 Aquarii
ζ2 Aquarii belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
ζ2 Aquarii star system properties
ζ2 Aquarii is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the ζ2 Aquarii double sysyem: