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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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θ Leporis (theta Leporis)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 8:33 | Tran: 13:13 | Set: 17:53
Altitude: -29.9°   Azimuth: 75.8°   Direction: East-North-East

θ Leporis is a main-sequence star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Lepus.

θ Leporis visual magnitude is 4.67. Because of its moderate brightness, θ Leporis 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of θ Leporis

Finder chart θ Leporis (theta Leporis) star
Simplified finder chart for θ Leporis (theta Leporis).

θ Leporis 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 θ Leporis are provided in the following table:

06h 06m 09s
-14° 56’ 07”
Image of θ Leporis (theta Leporis) star
DSS2 image of θ Leporis. The red arrow shows the motion of θ Leporis during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about θ Leporis


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where θ Leporis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

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

Distance of θ Leporis from the Sun and relative movement

θ Leporis is distant 170.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

52.25 pc
170.32 ly
32 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/year
0.014 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of θ Leporis

θ Leporis
(theta Leporis)

Visibility of θ Leporis from your location

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

Azimuth: 104.9°
Max altitude: 23.6°
Azimuth: 255.1°