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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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82 Ursae Majoris

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 16.7°   Azimuth: 16.2°   Direction: North-North-East

82 Ursae Majoris is a main-sequence star of spectral class A3 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

82 Ursae Majoris visual magnitude is 5.46. Because of its faintness, 82 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 82 Ursae Majoris

Finder chart 82 Ursae Majoris star
Simplified finder chart for 82 Ursae Majoris.

82 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 82 Ursae Majoris are provided in the following table:

13h 39m 30s
+52° 55’ 17”
Ursa Major
Image of 82 Ursae Majoris star
DSS2 image of 82 Ursae Majoris. The red arrow shows the motion of 82 Ursae Majoris during the next 1000 years (-2.37 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 82 Ursae Majoris


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 82 Ursae Majoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 82 Ursae Majoris. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 82 Ursae Majoris from the Sun and relative movement

82 Ursae Majoris is distant 169.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

51.89 pc
169.17 ly
-15 km/s
-0.142 arcsec/year
0.06 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 82 Ursae Majoris

82 Ursae Majoris

Visibility of 82 Ursae Majoris from your location

82 Ursae Majoris is circumpolar and transits at 19:33 UTC (altitude: 88.6°)