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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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32 Ursae Majoris

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 48.22°   Az: 321.07°   Direction: North-West

32 Ursae Majoris is a giant star of spectral class A8 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

32 Ursae Majoris visual magnitude is 5.82. Because of its faintness, 32 Ursae Majoris is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

32 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.

Image of 32 Ursae Majoris star
DSS2 image of 32 Ursae Majoris. The red arrow shows the motion of 32 Ursae Majoris during the next 10000 years (-14.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


10h 19m 47s
+64° 59’ 05”
05h 27m 59s
15h 47m 47s


10h 18m 02s
+65° 06’ 29”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 32 Ursae Majoris star
Simplified finder chart for 32 Ursae Majoris.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 32 Ursae Majoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 32 Ursae Majoris. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

32 Ursae Majoris is distant 249.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

76.51 pc
249.43 ly
-7 km/s
-0.087 arcsec/y
-0.009 "/y

Alternative Designations

32 Ursae Majoris

Visibility from Your Location

32 Ursae Majoris is circumpolar and transits at 14:44 UTC (altitude: 76.5°)