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44 Ursae Majoris

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 43.90°   Az: 52.82°   Direction: North-East

44 Ursae Majoris is a giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

44 Ursae Majoris visual magnitude is 5.1. Because of its faintness, 44 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.

Image of 44 Ursae Majoris star
DSS2 image of 44 Ursae Majoris. The red arrow shows the motion of 44 Ursae Majoris during the next 10000 years (-10.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


10h 55m 03s
+54° 27’ 13”
18h 36m 04s
05h 31m 07s


10h 53m 34s
+54° 35’ 06”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 44 Ursae Majoris star
Simplified finder chart for 44 Ursae Majoris.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 44 Ursae Majoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 44 Ursae Majoris. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

44 Ursae Majoris is distant 676.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

1 km/s
-0.064 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations

44 Ursae Majoris

Visibility from Your Location

44 Ursae Majoris is circumpolar and transits at 14:39 UTC (altitude: 87.0°)