Mizar

Izar

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izar star,Epsilon Boötis

Izar, Epsilon Boötis (ε Boo), is a contrasting binary star located in the constellation Boötes. It is one of the finest double stars to observe… Read More »Izar

Arcturus

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Arcturus star,Alpha Boötis

Arcturus, Alpha Boötis (α Boo), is a giant star of the spectral type K0 III located in the northern constellation Boötes. It is the brightest… Read More »Arcturus

Alcor

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alcor star,80 ursae majoris

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

Mizar

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Mizar star,Zeta Ursae Majoris

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

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

Merak

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merak star,beta ursae majoris

Merak, Beta Ursae Majoris (β UMa) is a blue-white subgiant star in the constellation Ursa Major. It is one of the four bright stars that… Read More »Merak

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