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37 Ursae Majoris

37 Ursae Majoris is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

37 Ursae Majoris visual magnitude is 5.16. Because of its reltive faintness, 37 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 37 Ursae Majoris:

37 Ursae Majoris is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 36°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 37 Ursae Majoris

37 Ursae Majoris is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 37 Ursae Majoris are provided in the following table:

10h 35m 09s
+57° 04’ 58”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 37 Ursae Majoris in the sky:

Finder chart 37 Ursae Majoris star
Simplified finder chart for 37 Ursae Majoris.

Visibility of 37 Ursae Majoris from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

37 Ursae Majoris is circumpolar and transits at 10:36 UTC (altitude: 84.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of 37 Ursae Majoris

The image below is a photograph of 37 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 37 Ursae Majoris is 0.067 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.039 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 37 Ursae Majoris star
DSS2 image of 37 Ursae Majoris. The red arrow shows the motion of 37 Ursae Majoris during the next 10000 years (11.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 37 Ursae Majoris from the Sun and relative movement

37 Ursae Majoris is distant 86.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

26.46 pc
86.24 ly
-10 km/s
0.067 arcsec/year
0.039 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 37 Ursae Majoris

37 Ursae Majoris belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 37 Ursae Majoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 37 Ursae Majoris. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 37 Ursae Majoris

37 Ursae Majoris