Regulus (Star)

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Image of Regulus
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Regulus is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 4° from it.

Name Regulus
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-Leo
32-Leo
HR 3982
HD 87901
NSV 4750
HIP 49669
TYC 833-1381-1
Position
Constellation:Leo
Magnitude:
Variable
1.41 (V)[2]
1.36 (BT)[1]
1.40 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.04
Right Ascension:10h08m22s [2]
Declination:+11°58'01" [2]
Distance:23.6 parsec
76.9 lightyears [2]
Proper motion (speed):246.8 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):271.5°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.45

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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