Polaris, designated Alpha Ursae Minoris commonly the North Star or Pole Star,
.... Another Latin name is stella maris "sea-star", which, from an early time, was
also used as a title of the...
It still is called "The North Star.".
May 7, 2012 ... Polaris (the North Star) sits directly above the North Pole. ... the brightest, but in
truth, the North Star, which goes by the name of Polaris, is a star ...
Our current name for the star, Polaris, is Latin and abbreviation for Stella Polaris
... A similar idea is contained in another Latin name for the star, Navigatoria, that
Polaris: Also known as the North Star (as well as the Pole Star, Lodestar, and
sometimes ... The name “Sirius” is derived from the Ancient Greek “Seirios“,
which translates ... Vega is another bright blue star that anchors the otherwise
faint Lyra ...
May 24, 2016 ... The entire northern sky wheels around Polaris. ... see as Polaris is actually a
triple star system, or three stars orbiting a common center of mass.
Star have many names, the most familiar of which have been ...
Jun 22, 2013 ... big dipper star map,star names,ursa major brightest stars .... of the Big Dipper
lead the way to Polaris, the North Star, and another pair of stars, ...
The common name for Omicron2 Eridani, or 40 Eridani, a triple star system in the
constellation Eridanus. ... Derived from the Latin stella polaris, "pole star".
Aug 9, 2011 ... Polaris - the North Star, from the edited h2g2, the Unconventional Guide to ... sky
to be seen easily, it is possible to use another constellation to find Polaris. ... The
name Polaris is a modern one and is short for 'Stella Polaris', ...