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Magnitude 1.91
Spectral Type B3 (green)
Distance 190 Light Years
Right Ascension 13h 45.6m
Declination +49o 34'
" UMa ALKAID, from the Arabic Qa'id al-Banat an-Nash, 'the leader or governor of the daughters of the bier', one of the early names for the constellation having been Banat an-Nash al-Kubra, 'the daughters of the greater bier'."