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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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65 Ursae Majoris

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 12.00°   Az: 336.98°   Direction: North-North-West

65 Ursae Majoris is a multiple star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

65 Ursae Majoris visual magnitude is 7.03. Because of its faintness, 65 Ursae Majoris is not visible to the naked eye.

65 Ursae Majoris is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of 65 Ursae Majoris star
DSS2 image of 65 Ursae Majoris. The red arrow shows the motion of 65 Ursae Majoris during the next 100000 years (-15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


11h 56m 27s
+46° 19’ 59”
09h 45m 25s
21h 41m 53s


11h 55m 11s
+46° 28’ 10”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 65 Ursae Majoris star
Simplified finder chart for 65 Ursae Majoris.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

65 Ursae Majoris is also a CrEuSr chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 65 Ursae Majoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 65 Ursae Majoris. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

65 Ursae Majoris is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 65 Ursae Majoris double sysyem:

63 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

65 Ursae Majoris is distant 1,025.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

314.47 pc
1,025.16 ly
-7 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/y
0.006 "/y

Alternative Designations

65 Ursae Majoris

Visibility from Your Location

65 Ursae Majoris is circumpolar and transits at 16:04 UTC (altitude: 84.9°)