60 Leonis is a star in the constellation of Leo.
60 Leonis visual magnitude is 4.42. Because of its moderate brightness, 60 Leonis should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 60 Leonis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 60 Leonis
60 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 60 Leonis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 60 Leonis in the sky:
Visibility of 60 Leonis from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 60 Leonis
The image below is a photograph of 60 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 60 Leonis is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 60 Leonis from the Sun and relative movement
60 Leonis is distant 123.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 60 Leonis
60 Leonis belongs to spectral class A1
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 60 Leonis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.