π1 Ursae Majoris (pi1 Ursae Majoris)
π1 Ursae Majoris is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
π1 Ursae Majoris visual magnitude is 5.64. Because of its reltive faintness, π1 Ursae Majoris 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 π1 Ursae Majoris:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of π1 Ursae Majoris
π1 Ursae Majoris is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of π1 Ursae Majoris are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of π1 Ursae Majoris in the sky:
Visibility of π1 Ursae Majoris from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
π1 Ursae Majoris (pi1 Ursae Majoris) is circumpolar and transits at 20:38 UTC (altitude: 76.5°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of π1 Ursae Majoris
The image below is a photograph of π1 Ursae Majoris 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 π1 Ursae Majoris is -0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.088 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of π1 Ursae Majoris from the Sun and relative movement
π1 Ursae Majoris is distant 46.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of π1 Ursae Majoris
π1 Ursae Majoris 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 π1 Ursae Majoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.