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32 Leonis Minoris

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

32 Leonis Minoris visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its reltive faintness, 32 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 table below summarizes the key facts about 32 Leonis Minoris:

32 Leonis Minoris is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 15°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 32 Leonis Minoris

32 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 32 Leonis Minoris are provided in the following table:

10h 30m 06s
+38° 55’ 31”
Leo Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 32 Leonis Minoris in the sky:

Finder chart 32 Leonis Minoris star
Simplified finder chart for 32 Leonis Minoris.

Visibility of 32 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

32 Leonis Minoris is circumpolar and transits at 17:42 UTC (altitude: 77.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of 32 Leonis Minoris

The image below is a photograph of 32 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 32 Leonis Minoris is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 32 Leonis Minoris star
DSS2 image of 32 Leonis Minoris. The red arrow shows the motion of 32 Leonis Minoris during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 32 Leonis Minoris from the Sun and relative movement

32 Leonis Minoris is distant 759.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

233.10 pc
759.91 ly
2 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 32 Leonis Minoris

32 Leonis Minoris belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 32 Leonis Minoris is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 32 Leonis Minoris. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 32 Leonis Minoris

32 Leonis Minoris