From Ashburn , Alioth is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible around 18:59 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 21° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 20:17 when it dips 13° above your north-western horizon. At 02:45, it will return to an altitude of 13° above your north-eastern horizon, and reach an altitude of 41° before fading from view as dawn breaks around 06:50.
Object Type Star
|1.76 (V) |
1.81 (BT) 
1.76 (VT) 
|B-V Color (mag):||0.04|
|Right ascension:||12h54m01s |
82.5 lightyrs 
|Proper motion (speed):||112.2 mas/yr |
|Proper motion (pos ang):||94.2°|
|Absolute mag (V):||-0.26|
All times shown in Ashburn local time.