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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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60 Leonis

Below the horizon.  Rise: 8:46 | Tran: 16:34 | Set: 0:21
Altitude: -13.4°   Azimuth: 29.8°   Direction: North-North-East

60 Leonis is a star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Leo.

60 Leonis visual magnitude is 4.42. Because of its moderate brightness, 60 Leonis is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

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.

Image of 60 Leonis star
DSS2 image of 60 Leonis. The red arrow shows the motion of 60 Leonis during the next 10000 years (-1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.00 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

11h 03m 38s
+20° 02’ 50”

J2000 Coordinates

11h 02m 19s
+20° 10’ 46”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 60 Leonis star
Simplified finder chart for 60 Leonis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 60 Leonis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 60 Leonis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

37.92 pc
123.63 ly
-10 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/y
0.042 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 60 Leonis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.8°
Max altitude: 58.7°
Azimuth: 290.2°