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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:11 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:00
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γ2 Leonis (gamma2 Leonis)

Above the horizon.  Rise: 7:33 | Tran: 15:18 | Set: 23:02
Alt: 17.45°   Az: 80.04°   Direction: East

γ2 Leonis is a variable and multiple giant star of spectral class G7 in the constellation of Leo.

γ2 Leonis visual magnitude is 3.8. Because of its moderate brightness, γ2 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.

Image of γ2 Leonis (gamma2 Leonis) star
DSS2 image of γ2 Leonis. The red arrow shows the motion of γ2 Leonis during the next 1000 years (5.20 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.82 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

10h 21m 19s
+19° 42’ 59”
18h 14m 01s
04h 35m 20s

J2000

10h 19m 58s
+19° 50’ 26”

Galactic Coordinates

216.55°
54.65°

Finder Chart

Finder chart γ2 Leonis (gamma2 Leonis) star
Simplified finder chart for γ2 Leonis (gamma2 Leonis).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

3.8
Giant

G7III
10125K

Star System Properties

γ2 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 γ2 Leonis double sysyem:

3.8
5
1.2
4.5 arcsec

Alternative Designations

γ2 Leonis
(gamma2 Leonis)
SAO81299
SAO81299

Visibility from Your Location

Today's γ2 Leonis (gamma2 Leonis) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 70.3°
Max altitude: 58.2°
Azimuth: 289.7°