Chalawan - 47 Ursae Majoris
Chalawan, also designated as 47 Ursae Majoris , is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
Chalawan visual magnitude is 5.05. Because of its reltive faintness, Chalawan 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 Chalawan:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Chalawan
Chalawan 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 Chalawan are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Chalawan in the sky:
Visibility of Chalawan from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Chalawan - 47 Ursae Majoris is circumpolar and transits at 23:02 UTC (altitude: 79.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of Chalawan
The image below is a photograph of Chalawan 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 Chalawan is -0.317 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.057 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Chalawan from the Sun and relative movement
Chalawan is distant 45.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Chalawan
Chalawan belongs to spectral class G1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Chalawan is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.