DW Ursae Majoris has alternative name(s) :- DW Uma.
More details on objects' alternative names can be found at Star Names .
The location of the star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For DW Ursae Majoris, the location is 10h 33m 53.00 and 58° 46` 55.00 .
DW Ursae Majoris has a spectral type of M3. This means the star is a red star.
DW Ursae Majoris has an apparent magnitude of 14.40 which is how bright we see the star from Earth. Apparent Magnitude is also known as Visual Magnitude. Magnitude, whether it be apparent/visual or absolute magnitude is measured by a number, the smaller the number, the brighter the Star is. Our own Sun is the brightest star and therefore has the lowest of all magnitudes, -26.74. A faint star will have a high number.
|Primary / Proper / Traditional Name||DW Ursae Majoris|
|Alternative Names||DW Uma|
|Constellation's Main Star||No|
|Multiple Star System||No / Unknown|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||14.40|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires 8m Telescope - Magnitudes|
|Right Ascension (R.A.)||10h 33m 53.00|
|Declination (Dec.)||58° 46` 55.00|
|Name||Status||Mass (Jupiters)||Orbital Period (Days)||Eccentricity||Discovered||Semi-Major Axis||Periastron|
|DW Uma b||Confirmed||4967.000||2016||5.8|
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