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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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62 Ursae Majoris

Above the horizon.  Rise: 9:50 | Tran: 19:11 | Set: 4:36
Altitude: 18.1°   Azimuth: 61.4°   Direction: East-North-East

62 Ursae Majoris is a double main-sequence star of spectral class F4 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

62 Ursae Majoris visual magnitude is 5.73. Because of its faintness, 62 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 62 Ursae Majoris

Finder chart 62 Ursae Majoris star
Simplified finder chart for 62 Ursae Majoris.

62 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 62 Ursae Majoris are provided in the following table:

11h 41m 34s
+31° 44’ 45”
Ursa Major
Image of 62 Ursae Majoris star
DSS2 image of 62 Ursae Majoris. The red arrow shows the motion of 62 Ursae Majoris during the next 1000 years (-5.85 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.53 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 62 Ursae Majoris


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 62 Ursae Majoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 62 Ursae Majoris. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

62 Ursae Majoris star system properties

62 Ursae Majoris is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 62 Ursae Majoris double sysyem:

84.3 arcsec

Distance of 62 Ursae Majoris from the Sun and relative movement

62 Ursae Majoris is distant 133.50 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

40.95 pc
133.50 ly
32 km/s
-0.351 arcsec/year
0.032 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 62 Ursae Majoris

62 Ursae Majoris

Visibility of 62 Ursae Majoris from your location

Today's 62 Ursae Majoris rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.3°
Max altitude: 70.3°
Azimuth: 301.7°