Phecda (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Phecda is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible around 19:00 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 17° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 19:27 when it dips 14° above your north-western horizon. At 02:23, it will return to an altitude of 14° above your north-eastern horizon, and reach an altitude of 42° before fading from view as dawn breaks around 06:15.

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Name Phecda
Object Type Star
Other Names
γ-UMa
64-UMa
HR 4554
HD 103287
NSV 5379
HIP 58001
TYC 3833-1034-1
Position
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:
Variable
2.39 (V) [1]
2.46 (BT) [1]
2.40 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.05
Right ascension:11h53m49s [1]
Declination:+53°41'41" [1]
Distance:25.5 parsec
83.1 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):108.2 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):84.2°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.36

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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