48 Leonis Minoris
48 Leonis Minoris is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Leo Minor.
48 Leonis Minoris visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, 48 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 48 Leonis Minoris:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 48 Leonis Minoris
48 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 48 Leonis Minoris are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 48 Leonis Minoris in the sky:
Visibility of 48 Leonis Minoris from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 48 Leonis Minoris
The image below is a photograph of 48 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 48 Leonis Minoris is -0.054 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 48 Leonis Minoris from the Sun and relative movement
48 Leonis Minoris is distant 405.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 48 Leonis Minoris
48 Leonis Minoris belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 48 Leonis Minoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.