Alpha Ursae Minoris

Pherkad

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pherkad star,gamma ursae minoris

Pherkad, Gamma Ursae Minoris (γ UMi), is a white giant or bright giant star located in the northern constellation Ursa Minor. With an apparent magnitude… Read More »Pherkad

Kochab

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Kochab star,Beta Ursae Minoris

Kochab, Beta Ursae Minoris (β UMi), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Ursa Minor. With an apparent magnitude of 2.08, it is… Read More »Kochab

Alderamin

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alderamin star,alpha cephei

Alderamin, Alpha Cephei (α Cep), is a white main sequence star located in the constellation Cepheus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.5141, it is the… Read More »Alderamin

Gacrux

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gacrux star,gamma crucis

Gacrux, Gamma Crucis (γ Cru), is a red giant star located in the southern constellation Crux. With an apparent magnitude of 1.63, it is the… Read More »Gacrux

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