21 Leonis Minoris
21 Leonis Minoris is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Leo Minor.
21 Leonis Minoris visual magnitude is 4.48. Because of its moderate brightness, 21 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 21 Leonis Minoris:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 21 Leonis Minoris
21 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 21 Leonis Minoris are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 21 Leonis Minoris in the sky:
Visibility of 21 Leonis Minoris from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 21 Leonis Minoris rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 21 Leonis Minoris
The image below is a photograph of 21 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 21 Leonis Minoris is 0.053 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 21 Leonis Minoris from the Sun and relative movement
21 Leonis Minoris is distant 91.11 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 21 Leonis Minoris
21 Leonis Minoris belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 21 Leonis Minoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.