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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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1 Leporis

Altitude: -9.2°   Azimuth: 244.7°   Direction: West-South-West

1 Leporis is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Lepus.

1 Leporis visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, 1 Leporis 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 1 Leporis is 0.059 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 1 Leporis star
DSS2 image of 1 Leporis. The red arrow shows the motion of 1 Leporis during the next 10000 years (9.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 1 Leporis


1 Leporis is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -9.2°
Azimuth: 244.7°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 1 Leporis

1 Leporis 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 1 Leporis are provided in the following table:

05h 02m 44s
-22° 47’ 42”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 1 Leporis in the sky:

Finder chart 1 Leporis star
Simplified finder chart for 1 Leporis.

Visibility of 1 Leporis from your location

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

Today's 1 Leporis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.8°
Max altitude: 15.7°
Azimuth: 247.2°

Distance of 1 Leporis from the Sun and relative movement

1 Leporis is distant 524.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.

160.77 pc
524.12 ly
33 km/s
0.059 arcsec/year
0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 1 Leporis

1 Leporis belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 1 Leporis is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 1 Leporis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 1 Leporis