Alula Borealis is an orange subgiant star in the constellation Ursa Major. At 399 light years away, it is the 282nd brightest star in the Earth's sky, where it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 3.49. Alula Borealis is a multiple-star system. The iron abundance of Alula Borealis is -0.11 (77.6% of the Sun). It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 24 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 24,300 and 41,000 light years from the center of the Galaxy.
Sky position: RA 11h 18.5m, Dec +33° 5.4'
Common designations: Alula Borealis, Nu Ursae Majoris, 54 Ursae Majoris, HIP 55219, HD 98262
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