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67 Ursae Majoris

Altitude: 6.6°   Azimuth: 16.8°   Direction: North-North-East

67 Ursae Majoris is a variable and multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

67 Ursae Majoris visual magnitude is 5.21. Because of its reltive faintness, 67 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 67 Ursae Majoris:


67 Ursae Majoris is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 6.6°
Azimuth: 16.8°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 67 Ursae Majoris

67 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 67 Ursae Majoris are provided in the following table:

12h 02m 06s
+43° 02’ 44”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 67 Ursae Majoris in the sky:

Finder chart 67 Ursae Majoris star
Simplified finder chart for 67 Ursae Majoris.

Visibility of 67 Ursae Majoris from your location

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

67 Ursae Majoris is circumpolar and transits at 07:10 UTC (altitude: 81.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of 67 Ursae Majoris

The image below is a photograph of 67 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 67 Ursae Majoris is -0.326 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.07 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 67 Ursae Majoris star
DSS2 image of 67 Ursae Majoris. The red arrow shows the motion of 67 Ursae Majoris during the next 1000 years (-5.43 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 67 Ursae Majoris from the Sun and relative movement

67 Ursae Majoris is distant 110.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

33.92 pc
110.58 ly
6 km/s
-0.326 arcsec/year
0.07 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 67 Ursae Majoris

67 Ursae Majoris belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 67 Ursae Majoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 67 Ursae Majoris. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

67 Ursae Majoris star system properties

67 Ursae Majoris is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 67 Ursae Majoris double sysyem:

310.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of 67 Ursae Majoris

67 Ursae Majoris