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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNu Fornacis
Flamsteed NumberNone
BSC612
HD12767
ConstellationFornax
Right Ascension2h 5m 11s
Declination-29° 13' 25"
Distance361 light years
111 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.7
Absolute: -0.6
Spectral ClassB5 Blue Dwarf
Optimum VisibilityNovember

Nu Fornacis is a curiosity: it is a blue star that varies in structure or surface markings, causing its brightness to change as it rotates.

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