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 Fairfield , Regulus is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:08 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 46° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 06:30.

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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:24.3 parsec
79.3 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):248.8 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):271.3°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-0.52

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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