Nu-2 Lupi is a yellow main-sequence star in the constellation Lupus. At 48 light years away, it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 5.65. The star's age is estimated to be 11 billion years but is certainly no less than 7.6 billion years and no greater than 14 billion years. The iron abundance of Nu-2 Lupi is -0.29 (51.3% of the Sun). It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 133.3 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 11,800 and 35,300 light years from the center of the Galaxy. Nu-2 Lupi has three confirmed planets known to date (July 2013).
Sky position: RA 15h 21.8m, Dec -48° 19.2'
Common designations: Nu-2 Lupi, HIP 75181, HD 136352, HR 5699, Gliese 582
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