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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:25
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27 Leonis Minoris

Altitude: -1.0°   Azimuth: 336.6°   Direction: North-North-West

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

27 Leonis Minoris visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its reltive faintness, 27 Leonis Minoris should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 27 Leonis Minoris is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 27 Leonis Minoris star
DSS2 image of 27 Leonis Minoris. The red arrow shows the motion of 27 Leonis Minoris during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 27 Leonis Minoris


27 Leonis Minoris is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -1.0°
Azimuth: 336.6°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 27 Leonis Minoris

27 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 27 Leonis Minoris are provided in the following table:

10h 23m 06s
+33° 54’ 29”
Leo Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 27 Leonis Minoris in the sky:

Finder chart 27 Leonis Minoris star
Simplified finder chart for 27 Leonis Minoris.

Visibility of 27 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 27 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: 56.1°
Max altitude: 72.4°
Azimuth: 303.9°

Distance of 27 Leonis Minoris from the Sun and relative movement

27 Leonis Minoris is distant 229.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

70.52 pc
229.90 ly
-15 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 27 Leonis Minoris

27 Leonis Minoris belongs to spectral class A6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 27 Leonis Minoris is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 27 Leonis Minoris. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 27 Leonis Minoris

27 Leonis Minoris