Epsilon Ursae Majoris

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ε Ursae Majoris
Epsilon Ursae Majoris is located in 100x100
Epsilon Ursae Majoris

ε Ursae Majoris in Ursa Major (circled).
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Ursa Major
Right ascension  12h 54m 01.74959s[1]
Declination +55° 57′ 35.3627″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 1.77[2]
Characteristics
Spectral type A1III-IVp kB9
U−B color index +0.02[2]
B−V color index -0.02[2]
Variable type α2 CVn
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv)-9.3[3] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: +111.91[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -8.24[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π)39.51 ± 0.20[1] mas
Distance82.6 ± 0.4 ly
(25.3 ± 0.1 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV)–0.2[4]
Details
Mass2.91[5] M
Radius4.14[6] R
Luminosity102[7] L
Surface gravity (log g)3.23[8] cgs
Temperature9,020[8] K
Metallicity [Fe/H]+0.00[4] dex
Rotational velocity (v sin i)33[9] km/s
Age300[10] Myr
Other designations
Alioth, Allioth, Aliath, ε UMa, 77 Ursae Majoris, BD+56°1627, FK5 483, GC 17518, HD 112185, HIP 62956, HR 4905, PPM 33769, SAO 28553.
Database references
SIMBADdata

Epsilon Ursae Majoris or Alioth is a white star in the Ursa Major constellation.

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