What Is the Brightest Star in Ursa Major?

Answer

The seven brightest stars of Ursa Major form the asterism known as the Big Dipper. Alioth is the known brightest star in the Big Dipper. It is one of a pulsating variable known as magnetic spectrum variables. Alioth has a surface temperature is approximately 9,900 deg K. Its magnitude varies between 1.77 and 1.80 over a period of 5.09 days. Alioth is approximately 80 light years from Earth. Ursa Major constellation contains the group of stars commonly called the Big Dipper.
Q&A Related to "What Is the Brightest Star in Ursa Major"
The brightest star in Ursa Major is a star called Alioth.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_brightest_s...
The star called Alioth is the brightest star in Ursa Major, with an
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-the-brighte...
The two brightest stars are: 1) ε UMa - Epsilon Ursae Majoris or Alioth. 2) α UMa - Alpha Ursae Majoris or Dubhe. Source(s) Years of stellar research.
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=201111...
Al Tarf is a fourth-magnitude star, meaning that on a clear and moonless night it is visible to the naked eye. It is so faint due to how far it is from our solar system. Al Tarf is
http://www.ehow.com/facts_5595795_brightest-star-c...
1 Additional Answer
The brightest star in Ursa Major is Alioth.
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com