North Star

Thuban

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thuban star,alpha draconis

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

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

Regulus

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regulus star,alpha leonis

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

Merak

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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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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

Polaris

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north star

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