Alpha Ursae Majoris

Mirfak

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mirfak star,alpha persei

Mirfak, Alpha Persei (α Per) is a yellow supergiant star located in the constellation Perseus. With an apparent magnitude of 1.806, it is the brightest… Read More »Mirfak

Alkaid

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alkaid star,eta ursae majoris

Alkaid, Eta Ursae Majoris (η UMa) is a blue main sequence star with an apparent magnitude of 1.86, located at a distance of 103.9 light… Read More »Alkaid

Dubhe

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dubhe star,alpha ursae majoris

Dubhe, Alpha Ursae Majoris (α UMa) is a spectroscopic binary star with an apparent magnitude of 1.79, located at an approximate distance of 123 light… Read More »Dubhe

Megrez

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Megrez star,Delta Ursae Majoris

Megrez, Delta Ursae Majoris (δ UMa), is the faintest of the seven stars that form the Big Dipper asterism. It is a third magnitude star… Read More »Megrez

Alioth

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Alioth star,Epsilon Ursae Majoris

Alioth, Epsilon Ursae Majoris (ε UMa), is the brightest of the seven stars of the Big Dipper and the brightest star in the constellation Ursa… Read More »Alioth

Polaris

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polaris star,north star,alpha ursae minoris

Polaris, Alpha Ursae Minoris (α UMi), commonly known as the North Star, is the closest relatively bright star to the north celestial pole. It lies… Read More »Polaris