Regulus (Star)

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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 visible between 18:37 and 05:46. It will become accessible at around 18:37, when it rises 12° above your eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:13, 62° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 05:46 when it sinks to 13° above your western horizon.

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
Brightness (V):Mag 1.4
Variable
B-V Color (mag):-0.04
Right Ascension:10h08m22s
Declination:+11°58'01"
Distance:23.6 parsec
76.9 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):246.8 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):271.5°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.45

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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