The star 56-UMa

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , 56-UMa will become visible around 22:55 (PDT) as the dusk sky fades, 37° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 01:02 when it dips 19° above your north-western horizon.

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Name 56-UMa
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 4392
HD 98839
HIP 55560
TYC 3015-2321-1
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:4.99 (V) [1]
6.24 (BT) [1]
5.09 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.97
Right ascension:11h22m49s [1]
Declination:+43°28'57" [1]
Distance:163.4 parsec
532.7 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):40.0 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):249.1°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.08




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