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Beta Ursa Majoris (Merak)

Beta Ursa Majoris (β UMa), also known as Merak, is a spectral class A1V star of magnitude 2.34 located in the constellation Ursa Major. β UMa is one of the brighter stars in Ursa Major and can be seen by the naked eye under dark skies or with binoculars.

      1. Name:
      2. Beta Ursa Majoris
      1. Short name:
      2. β UMa
      1. Common name:
      2. Merak
      1. Spectral class:
      2. A1V
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 2.34
      1. Right Acension:
      2. 11h 01m 50.39s
      1. Declination:
      2. +56° 22' 56.4"