Nu Leonis

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Nu Leonis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Leo
Right ascension 09h 58m 13.37557s [1]
Declination +12° 26′ 41.2865″ [1]

Nu Leonis is a star in the constellation Leo. Its apparent magnitude is 5.26. Located around 153 parsecs (500 ly) distant, it is a subgiant of spectral type B6IV,[1] a massive star that has used up its core hydrogen and is starting to expand.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "27 Leonis". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 15 March 2014.