11 Ursae Minoris
11 Ursae Minoris is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Minor.
11 Ursae Minoris visual magnitude is 5.02. Because of its reltive faintness, 11 Ursae Minoris should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 11 Ursae Minoris:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 11 Ursae Minoris
11 Ursae Minoris is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 11 Ursae Minoris are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 11 Ursae Minoris in the sky:
Visibility of 11 Ursae Minoris from your location
11 Ursae Minoris is circumpolar and transits at 04:48 UTC (altitude: 69.7°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 11 Ursae Minoris
The image below is a photograph of 11 Ursae Minoris from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of 11 Ursae Minoris is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 11 Ursae Minoris from the Sun and relative movement
11 Ursae Minoris is distant 389.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 11 Ursae Minoris
11 Ursae Minoris belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 11 Ursae Minoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.