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alphecca star, alpha coronae borealis

Alphecca

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Alphecca, Alpha Coronae Borealis (α CrB), is the brightest star in the constellation Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown. Also known as Gemma, Alpha CrB is… Read More »Alphecca

delta ursae majoris

Megrez

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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

gamma ursae majoris

Phecda

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Phecda, Gamma Ursae Majoris (γ UMa), sometimes also known as Phad, is one of the bright stars forming the Big Dipper‘s bowl and the Great… Read More »Phecda

epsilon ursae majoris

Alioth

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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