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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationTheta Ursae Majoris
Flamsteed Number25 Ursae Majoris
HR (BSC)3775
ConstellationUrsa Major
Right Ascension9h 32m 51s
Declination+51° 40' 38"
Distance44 light years
13 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +3.18
Absolute: +2.53
Spectral ClassF6IV bright yellow subgiant
Optimum VisibilityFebruary / March (Usually visible from northern latitudes)

The fainter star to the northeast of Theta Ursae Majoris is 26 Ursae Majoris, a fourth-magnitude white star that is actually some ten times more luminous than Theta, but nearly six times more distant from Earth. Imagery provided by Aladin sky atlas


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