42 Leonis Minoris
42 Leonis Minoris is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Leo Minor.
42 Leonis Minoris visual magnitude is 5.24. Because of its reltive faintness, 42 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 42 Leonis Minoris:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 42 Leonis Minoris
42 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 42 Leonis Minoris are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 42 Leonis Minoris in the sky:
Visibility of 42 Leonis Minoris from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 42 Leonis Minoris
The image below is a photograph of 42 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 42 Leonis Minoris is -0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.037 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 42 Leonis Minoris from the Sun and relative movement
42 Leonis Minoris is distant 377.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 42 Leonis Minoris
42 Leonis Minoris belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 42 Leonis Minoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
42 Leonis Minoris star system properties
42 Leonis Minoris is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 42 Leonis Minoris double sysyem: