93 Leonis is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Leo.
93 Leonis visual magnitude is 4.53. Because of its moderate brightness, 93 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 93 Leonis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 93 Leonis
93 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 93 Leonis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 93 Leonis in the sky:
Visibility of 93 Leonis from your location
Today's 93 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 93 Leonis
The image below is a photograph of 93 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 93 Leonis is -0.149 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 93 Leonis from the Sun and relative movement
93 Leonis is distant 226.39 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of 93 Leonis
93 Leonis belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 93 Leonis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
93 Leonis star system properties
93 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 93 Leonis double sysyem: