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13 Leonis Minoris

Altitude: 36.7°   Azimuth: 77.6°   Direction: East-North-East

13 Leonis Minoris is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Leo Minor.

13 Leonis Minoris visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, 13 Leonis Minoris should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 13 Leonis Minoris is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.052 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 13 Leonis Minoris star
DSS2 image of 13 Leonis Minoris. The red arrow shows the motion of 13 Leonis Minoris during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 13 Leonis Minoris


13 Leonis Minoris is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 36.7°
Azimuth: 77.6°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 13 Leonis Minoris

13 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 13 Leonis Minoris are provided in the following table:

09h 42m 42s
+35° 05’ 35”
Leo Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 13 Leonis Minoris in the sky:

Finder chart 13 Leonis Minoris star
Simplified finder chart for 13 Leonis Minoris.

Visibility of 13 Leonis Minoris 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 13 Leonis Minoris 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: 54.9°
Max altitude: 73.6°
Azimuth: 305.1°

Distance of 13 Leonis Minoris from the Sun and relative movement

13 Leonis Minoris is distant 173.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

53.30 pc
173.77 ly
-8 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
-0.052 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 13 Leonis Minoris

13 Leonis Minoris belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 13 Leonis Minoris is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 13 Leonis Minoris. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 13 Leonis Minoris

13 Leonis Minoris