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Polaris - Wikipedia

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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...

What was the common name for polaris - Answers.com

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While 5 baby girls were given the name in 2010, it's also been the name of a variety of male and female fictional characters and a type of nuclear weapon.

POLARIS

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POLARIS. "pole star". Other Names. Alruccabah; Cynosura; Phoenice; Lodestar; Pole Star; Tramontana; Angel Stern; Navigatoria; Star of Arcady; Yilduz; Mismar.

Star Names - Cseligman.com

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As an example, the current Pole Star (or North Star) is called Polaris, in acknowledgement of its status. ... The "common" names of the stars in the Big Dipper.

The North Star: How to Find Polaris - Space.com

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May 7, 2012 ... Polaris is located in the constellation of Ursa Minor, the Little Bear. It sometimes also goes by the name “Stella Polaris.” The seven stars from ...

Polaris is the North Star | Brightest Stars | EarthSky

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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.

Polaris - Constellations of Words

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Its name comes to us from Latin Stella Polaris, meaning "Pole Star". ... Another version of this story has it that the oxen were tied to the polar axis and were driven ...

SkyEye - (Un)Common Star Names - Obliquity

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However, in addition to all of these identifiers, some of the brighter stars have proper names as well; names like Arcturus or Polaris or Rigel or Sirius or Vega.

What Are The Most Famous Stars? - Universe Today

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Feb 11, 2015 ... Interestingly enough, Polaris wasn't always the north star. ... The name "Sirius" is derived from the Ancient Greek "Seirios", which translates to ... Vega: Vega is another bright blue star that anchors the otherwise faint Lyra ...

word choice - Difference between 北辰 and 北極星 - Japanese ...

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Jul 29, 2014 ... In Japanese, I found two common translations of the English word "north star/ polaris". 北辰; 北極星. Could someone tell me the difference ...