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schedar star,alpha cassiopeiae

Schedar

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Schedar, Alpha Cassiopeiae (α Cas) is an orange giant star located in the constellation Cassiopeia. It lies at a distance of 228 light years from… Read More »Schedar

menkent star,theta centauri

Menkent

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Menkent, Theta Centauri (θ Cen), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Centaurus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.06, it is the third… Read More »Menkent

eltanin star,gamma draconis

Eltanin

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Eltanin, Gamma Draconis (γ Dra), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Draco. With an apparent magnitude of 2.23, it is the brightest… Read More »Eltanin

thuban star,alpha draconis

Thuban

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Thuban, Alpha Draconis (α Dra), is a spectroscopic binary star system located in the constellation Draco. Even though it has the designation Alpha, it is… Read More »Thuban

Beta Andromedae

Mirach

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Mirach, Beta Andromedae (β And), is a red giant star located in the constellation Andromeda. With a mean apparent magnitude of 2.05, it is one… Read More »Mirach

north star

Polaris

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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