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Polaris, designated Alpha Ursae Minoris commonly the North Star or Pole Star, is the brightest .... Another Latin name is stella maris "sea-star", which, from an early time, was also used ...

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Another name for the North Star is Polaris. Polaris is approximately 323 light years from the Earth, and it has the brightness of 2500 suns....

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May 7, 2012 ... Polaris (the North Star) sits directly above the North Pole. ... in truth, the North Star, which goes by the name of Polaris, is a star of only medium ...

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Dec 24, 2015 ... Were you wondering about the North Star? Firstly, you might expect one of the most famous stars in the night sky to be one of the brightest, but ...

Polaris is the North Star | Brightest Stars | EarthSky


May 24, 2016 ... The North Star or Pole Star – aka Polaris – is famous for holding ... won't see a pole star appreciably close to the south celestial pole for another ...

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The Earth spins on its "axis". This axis is an imaginary line running through the Earth. If you were to be high above the Earth, looking straight down along the axis ...

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Paul has been campaigning heavily in the North Star State, and is hoping to take advantage of its quirky ... the North Star, another name for Polaris (sense 1).

What's so Special About the North Star (Polaris)? | Owlcation


Dec 29, 2016 ... Another name for the North Star is "Pole Star." A pole star is a star that is lined up with Earth's axis, and is therefore lined up with either the north ...