16 Ursae Majoris
16 Ursae Majoris is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
16 Ursae Majoris visual magnitude is 5.13. Because of its reltive faintness, 16 Ursae Majoris 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 16 Ursae Majoris:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 16 Ursae Majoris
16 Ursae Majoris 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 16 Ursae Majoris are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 16 Ursae Majoris in the sky:
Visibility of 16 Ursae Majoris from your location
16 Ursae Majoris is circumpolar and transits at 03:55 UTC (altitude: 80.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 16 Ursae Majoris
The image below is a photograph of 16 Ursae Majoris 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 16 Ursae Majoris is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 16 Ursae Majoris from the Sun and relative movement
16 Ursae Majoris is distant 63.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 16 Ursae Majoris
16 Ursae Majoris belongs to spectral class F9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 16 Ursae Majoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.