Tania Borealis - λ Ursae Majoris (lambda Ursae Majoris)
Tania Borealis, also designated as λ Ursae Majoris (lambda Ursae Majoris), is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Ursa Major.
Tania Borealis visual magnitude is 3.45. Because of its moderate brightness, Tania Borealis 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 table below summarizes the key facts about Tania Borealis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Tania Borealis
Tania Borealis 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 Tania Borealis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Tania Borealis in the sky:
Visibility of Tania Borealis from your location
Tania Borealis - λ Ursae Majoris (lambda Ursae Majoris) is circumpolar and transits at 01:44 UTC (altitude: 81.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of Tania Borealis
The image below is a photograph of Tania Borealis 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 Tania Borealis is -0.164 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.038 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Tania Borealis from the Sun and relative movement
Tania Borealis is distant 134.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Tania Borealis
Tania Borealis belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Tania Borealis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.