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 Fairfield , Dubhe is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible at around 21:27 (EDT), 54° above your north-western horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:20, 15° 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:42.2 parsec
137.6 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):139.8 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):254.1°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.31

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41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

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