15 Leonis is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Leo.
15 Leonis visual magnitude is 5.64. Because of its reltive faintness, 15 Leonis should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 15 Leonis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 15 Leonis
15 Leonis 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 15 Leonis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 15 Leonis in the sky:
Visibility of 15 Leonis from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 15 Leonis
The image below is a photograph of 15 Leonis 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 15 Leonis is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.1 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 15 Leonis from the Sun and relative movement
15 Leonis is distant 159.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 15 Leonis
15 Leonis belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 15 Leonis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.