Megrez (Star)

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From Washington , Megrez will become visible at around 22:08 (MDT), 62° above your north-western horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 04:16 when it dips 16° above your north-western horizon.

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Name Megrez
Object type Star
Other names
Megrez
δ-UMa
Delta Ursae Majoris
69-UMa
69 Ursae Majoris
HR 4660[1]
HD 106591
NSV 5513
HIP 59774[5]
TYC 3837-1070-1[4]
Gaia EDR3- 1575287046603605888[6]
Position
Right ascension:12h15m25s [6]
Declination:+57°01'57" [6]
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:
Variable
3.30 (V) [3]
3.42 (BT) [2]
3.31 (VT) [2]
3.31 (G) [6]
3.45 (BP) [6]
3.19 (RP) [6]
Distance:24.8 parsec
80.8 lightyrs [6]
B-V Color (mag):0.09
Proper motion (speed):104.3 mas/yr[6]
Proper motion (pos ang):85.5°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):1.33
Visibility from Washington

All times shown in Washington local time.

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37.13°N
113.51°W
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