Dubhe Alpha Ursae Majoris

Stellar classification



  • X -46
  • Y 96
  • Z -61
→ Sol: 123

Object type

  • Spectroscopic binary
  • Star
  • Double or multiple star
  • Infra-Red source
  • High proper-motion Star
  • UV-emission source
  • Variable Star
simbad:* alf UMa


Alpha Ursae Majoris (α Ursae Majoris, abbreviated Alpha UMa, α UMa), also named Dubhe, is (despite being designated 'alpha') the second-brightest star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

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