54 Leonis is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Leo.
54 Leonis visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, 54 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 54 Leonis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 54 Leonis
54 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 54 Leonis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 54 Leonis in the sky:
Visibility of 54 Leonis from your location
Today's 54 Leonis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 54 Leonis
The image below is a photograph of 54 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 54 Leonis is -0.074 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Spectral properties of 54 Leonis
54 Leonis belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
54 Leonis star system properties
54 Leonis is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 54 Leonis double sysyem: