Mizar (Star)

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Image of Mizar
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , Mizar is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible around 21:07 (PDT), 46° above your north-western horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:14, 13° above your northern horizon.

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Name Mizar
Object Type Star
Other Names
ζ-UMa
79-UMa
HR 5054
HD 116656
NSV 6224
HIP 65378
TYC 3850-1385-1
Position
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:
Variable
2.22 (V) [2]
2.29 (BT) [1]
2.23 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.05
Right ascension:13h23m55s [2]
Declination:+54°55'31" [2]
Distance:25.0 parsec
81.5 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):118.2 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):102.6°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.23

Seattle

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47.61°N
122.33°W
PDT

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