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TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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Chalawan - 47 Ursae Majoris

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 28.96°   Az: 60.55°   Direction: East-North-East

Chalawan, also designated as 47 Ursae Majoris , is a main-sequence star of spectral class G1 in the constellation of Ursa Major.

Chalawan visual magnitude is 5.05. Because of its faintness, Chalawan 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.

Image of Chalawan - 47 Ursae Majoris star
DSS2 image of Chalawan. The red arrow shows the motion of Chalawan during the next 1000 years (-5.28 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.95 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

11h 00m 50s
+40° 17’ 53”
17h 49m 30s
04h 50m 20s

J2000

10h 59m 27s
+40° 25’ 49”

Galactic Coordinates

175.78°
63.37°

Finder Chart

Finder chart Chalawan - 47 Ursae Majoris star
Simplified finder chart for Chalawan - 47 Ursae Majoris.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.05
Main-sequence

4.31
G1V
5929K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where Chalawan is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

14.08
45.89
13 km/s
-0.317 arcsec/y
0.057"/y

Alternative Designations

Chalawan
47 Ursae Majoris
SAO43557
SAO43557

Visibility from Your Location

Chalawan - 47 Ursae Majoris is circumpolar and transits at 14:49 UTC (altitude: 78.8°)