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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

22 Leonis Minoris

Below the horizon.  Rise: 8:07 | Tran: 17:25 | Set: 2:47
Altitude: -2.7°   Azimuth: 334.1°   Direction: North-North-West

22 Leonis Minoris is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Leo Minor.

22 Leonis Minoris visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its faintness, 22 Leonis Minoris is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 22 Leonis Minoris

Finder chart 22 Leonis Minoris star
Simplified finder chart for 22 Leonis Minoris.

22 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 22 Leonis Minoris are provided in the following table:

10h 15m 06s
+31° 28’ 05”
Leo Minor
Image of 22 Leonis Minoris star
DSS2 image of 22 Leonis Minoris. The red arrow shows the motion of 22 Leonis Minoris during the next 10000 years (-6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 22 Leonis Minoris


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 22 Leonis Minoris is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 22 Leonis Minoris. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 22 Leonis Minoris from the Sun and relative movement

22 Leonis Minoris is distant 763.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

234.19 pc
763.47 ly
15 km/s
-0.037 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 22 Leonis Minoris

22 Leonis Minoris

Visibility of 22 Leonis Minoris from your location

Today's 22 Leonis Minoris rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.5°
Max altitude: 70.0°
Azimuth: 301.5°