24 Ursae Majoris is a yellow main-sequence star in the constellation Ursa Major. At 104 light years away, it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 4.54. The iron abundance of 24 Ursae Majoris is -0.25 (56.2% of the Sun). It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 31 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 23,000 and 33,300 light years from the center of the Galaxy. It will come closest to the Sun 879,000 years from now when it will brighten to magnitude 2.99 from a distance of 51 light years.
Sky position: RA 9h 34.5m, Dec +69° 49.8'
Common designations: d Ursae Majoris, 24 Ursae Majoris, HIP 46977, HD 82210, Gliese 355.1
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