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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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75 Ursae Majoris

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 25.5°   Azimuth: 337.1°   Direction: North-North-West

75 Ursae Majoris is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

75 Ursae Majoris visual magnitude is 6.08. Because of its faintness, 75 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 75 Ursae Majoris

Finder chart 75 Ursae Majoris star
Simplified finder chart for 75 Ursae Majoris.

75 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 75 Ursae Majoris are provided in the following table:

12h 30m 04s
+58° 46’ 02”
Ursa Major
Image of 75 Ursae Majoris star
DSS2 image of 75 Ursae Majoris. The red arrow shows the motion of 75 Ursae Majoris during the next 10000 years (5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 75 Ursae Majoris


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 75 Ursae Majoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 75 Ursae Majoris. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 75 Ursae Majoris from the Sun and relative movement

75 Ursae Majoris is distant 427.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

131.23 pc
427.82 ly
-17 km/s
0.031 arcsec/year
-0.024 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 75 Ursae Majoris

75 Ursae Majoris

Visibility of 75 Ursae Majoris from your location

75 Ursae Majoris is circumpolar and transits at 18:36 UTC (altitude: 82.7°)