Dubhe (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Dubhe is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible around 20:50 (EDT), 31° above your north-western horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:37, 17° above your northern horizon.

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Name Dubhe
Object Type Star
Other Names
α-UMa
50-UMa
HR 4301
HD 95689
NSV 5070
HIP 54061
TYC 4146-1274-1
Position
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:
Variable
1.82 (V)[2]
3.19 (BT)[1]
1.93 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.06
Right ascension:11h03m43s [2]
Declination:+61°45'04" [2]
Distance:37.7 parsec
122.8 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):138.5 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):255.5°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.06

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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