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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

denebola star,beta leonis

Denebola

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Denebola, Beta Leonis (β Leo), is a white main sequence star located in the constellation Leo. With an apparent magnitude of 2.113, it is the… Read More »Denebola

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

capella star, alpha aurigae

Capella

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Capella, Alpha Aurigae (α Aur), is a quadruple star system located in the constellation Auriga, the Charioteer. It is the brightest star in Auriga and… Read More »Capella

regulus star,alpha leonis

Regulus

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Regulus, Alpha Leonis (α Leo), is a multiple star system located in the constellation Leo. It lies at a distance of 79.3 light years from… Read More »Regulus

80 ursae majoris

Alcor

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Alcor is a double star in the constellation Ursa Major. It is the naked-eye companion to Mizar, the middle star in the handle of the… Read More »Alcor

zeta ursae majoris

Mizar

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Mizar, Zeta Ursae Majoris (ζ UMa), is a quadruple star system in Ursa Major. It has a combined apparent magnitude of 2.04 and lies at… Read More »Mizar