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Duhr, Zubra, Delta Leonis, 68 Leonis

Proper NamesZosma, Duhr, Zubra
Bayer DesignationDelta Leonis
Flamsteed Number68 Leonis
HR (BSC)4357
Right Ascension11h 14m 7s
Declination+20° 31' 25"
Distance58 light years
18 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +2.6
Absolute: +1.3
Spectral ClassA4V white main sequence star
Optimum VisibilityMarch / April
NotesOne of the stars marking the hindquarters of Leo the Lion, Zosma is a white star more the twice the diameter of the Sun with a unusually rapid rate of rotation. It is potentially a variable of pulsating Delta Scuti classification.


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