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92 Leonis

Altitude: 56.6°   Azimuth: 212.3°   Direction: South-South-West

92 Leonis is a giant star in the constellation of Leo.

92 Leonis visual magnitude is 5.26. Because of its reltive faintness, 92 Leonis should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 92 Leonis is -0.064 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 92 Leonis star
DSS2 image of 92 Leonis. The red arrow shows the motion of 92 Leonis during the next 10000 years (-10.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 92 Leonis

5.26
Giant

92 Leonis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 56.6°
Azimuth: 212.3°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 92 Leonis

92 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 92 Leonis are provided in the following table:

11h 40m 47s
+21° 21’ 10”
228.85°
72.91°
Leo

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 92 Leonis in the sky:

Finder chart 92 Leonis star
Simplified finder chart for 92 Leonis.

Visibility of 92 Leonis from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 92 Leonis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 68.6°
Max altitude: 59.9°
Azimuth: 291.4°

Distance of 92 Leonis from the Sun and relative movement

92 Leonis is distant 232.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

71.23 pc
232.19 ly
9 km/s
-0.064 arcsec/year
-0.049 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 92 Leonis

92 Leonis belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.00
K1III
4791K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 92 Leonis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 92 Leonis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 92 Leonis

SAO81941
SAO81941