Polaris

beta ursae majoris

Merak

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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

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Dubhe

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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

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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

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

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Deneb

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Deneb, Alpha Cygni (α Cyg), is a class A supergiant located at an approximate distance of 1,550 light years from Earth. With an average visual… Read More »Deneb

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Vega

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Vega, Alpha Lyrae (α Lyr), is a bright white main sequence star located only 25 light years from Earth. With an apparent magnitude of 0.026,… Read More »Vega