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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

beta pegasi, scheat star

Scheat

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Scheat, Beta Pegasi (β Peg) is a red giant star located in the constellation Pegasus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.42, it is the second… Read More »Scheat

beta aurigae, menkalinan star

Menkalinan

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Menkalinan, Beta Aurigae (β Aur), is a binary star located in the constellation Auriga, the Charioteer. With a combined apparent magnitude of 1.90, it is… Read More »Menkalinan

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

eta ursae majoris

Alkaid

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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

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