Leo Minor

For the Observer

The Stars of Spring

Beta Leo Minor (10h25m +36°59') has a magnitude of 4.5 and is a yellow class G8 star. It is a binary system with the companion being of magnitude 6.5 and the pair having a period of 38 years.

46 Praecipua (10h53m.2 +34°12') has a magnitude of 3.8 and is the brightest star in the constellation. The star is a class K0 star about 23 light years distant.

21 (10h07m +35°14') has a magnitude of 4.5 and is a class A7 star about 26 light years distant.

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Kathy Miles, Author, and Chuck Peters, Systems Administrator