Alkalurops - μ1 Boötis (mu1 Boötis)
Alkalurops, also designated as μ1 Boötis (mu1 Boötis), is a variable and multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Boötes.
Alkalurops visual magnitude is 4.31. Because of its moderate brightness, Alkalurops should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The proper motion of Alkalurops is -0.146 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.087 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Key facts about Alkalurops
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Alkalurops
Alkalurops 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 Alkalurops are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Alkalurops in the sky:
Visibility of Alkalurops from your location
Today's Alkalurops - μ1 Boötis (mu1 Boötis) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Distance of Alkalurops from the Sun and relative movement
Alkalurops is distant 120.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Alkalurops
Alkalurops belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Alkalurops is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
Alkalurops star system properties
Alkalurops is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the Alkalurops double sysyem: