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35 Leonis

Altitude: -8.8°   Azimuth: 32.5°   Direction: North-North-East

35 Leonis is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Leo.

35 Leonis visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, 35 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 35 Leonis:


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

Altitude: -8.8°
Azimuth: 32.5°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 35 Leonis

35 Leonis is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 35 Leonis are provided in the following table:

10h 16m 32s
+23° 30’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 35 Leonis in the sky:

Finder chart 35 Leonis star
Simplified finder chart for 35 Leonis.

Visibility of 35 Leonis 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 35 Leonis 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: 66.5°
Max altitude: 62.0°
Azimuth: 293.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 35 Leonis

The image below is a photograph of 35 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 35 Leonis is -0.205 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 35 Leonis star
DSS2 image of 35 Leonis. The red arrow shows the motion of 35 Leonis during the next 1000 years (-3.42 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.60 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 35 Leonis from the Sun and relative movement

35 Leonis is distant 98.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.

30.36 pc
98.97 ly
-33 km/s
-0.205 arcsec/year
0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 35 Leonis

35 Leonis belongs to spectral class G1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 35 Leonis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 35 Leonis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 35 Leonis