10 Leonis Minoris
10 Leonis Minoris is a variable giant star in the constellation of Leo Minor.
10 Leonis Minoris visual magnitude is 4.55. Because of its moderate brightness, 10 Leonis Minoris 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 10 Leonis Minoris:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 10 Leonis Minoris
10 Leonis Minoris is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 10 Leonis Minoris are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 10 Leonis Minoris in the sky:
Visibility of 10 Leonis Minoris from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 10 Leonis Minoris rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 10 Leonis Minoris
The image below is a photograph of 10 Leonis Minoris 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 10 Leonis Minoris is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 10 Leonis Minoris from the Sun and relative movement
10 Leonis Minoris is distant 176.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 10 Leonis Minoris
10 Leonis Minoris belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 10 Leonis Minoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.