τ-UMa (Star)

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From Fairfield , τ-UMa is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible at around 21:54 (EDT), 35° above your north-western horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 03:53, 14° above your northern horizon.

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Name τ-UMa
Object type Star
Other names
τ-UMa
Tau Ursae Majoris
14-UMa
14 Ursae Majoris
HR 3624[1]
HD 78362
HIP 45075[3]
TYC 4138-1687-1[2]
Position
Right ascension:09h10m55s [2]
Declination:+63°30'49" [2]
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:4.65 (V) [2]
5.08 (BT) [2]
4.68 (VT) [2]
Distance:38.7 parsec
126.3 lightyrs [3]
B-V Color (mag):0.33
Proper motion (speed):120.5 mas/yr[3]
Proper motion (pos ang):121.8°
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):1.71
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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