Kappa Leonis

Kappa LeonisLeonis, κ Leo) is a 4th-magnitude double star in the constellation Leo. It was known as Minchir el-asad on Bode's large star atlas, Uranographia. This name is derived from the Arabic Minkhir al-Asad, "the Muzzle of (the constellation of) the Lion" for this star. The name is erroneously spelt as Al Minliar al Asad in the Yale Bright Star Catalogue.

Kappa Leonis has apparent magnitude +4.46 and has a stellar classification of K2III. It is approximately 210 light years from Earth.