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95 Leonis

95 Leonis is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Leo.

95 Leonis visual magnitude is 5.53. Because of its reltive faintness, 95 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 95 Leonis:

5.53
Main-sequence
95 Leonis is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 95 Leonis

95 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 95 Leonis are provided in the following table:

11h 55m 40s
+15° 38’ 48”
251.67°
72.7°
Leo

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 95 Leonis in the sky:

Finder chart 95 Leonis star
Simplified finder chart for 95 Leonis.

Visibility of 95 Leonis from your location

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

Today's 95 Leonis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.4°
Max altitude: 54.2°
Azimuth: 285.6°
95 Leonis is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 95 Leonis

The image below is a photograph of 95 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 95 Leonis is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 95 Leonis star
DSS2 image of 95 Leonis. The red arrow shows the motion of 95 Leonis during the next 100000 years (15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 95 Leonis from the Sun and relative movement

95 Leonis is distant 560.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

171.82 pc
560.14 ly
-21 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 95 Leonis

95 Leonis belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.65
A3V
8932K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 95 Leonis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 95 Leonis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 95 Leonis

SAO99869
SAO99869