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.".
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
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
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 ...
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: 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 ...
Star have many names, the most familiar of which have been ...
Common Star Names. This table gives this Hipparcos identifier (HIP) for some of
the common star names. The source for this ... Alphekka, 76267, Polaris, 11767.
Mar 4, 2014 ... thus indicating another origin for this name than that found under Polaris as from
the Mediterranean nations. I have seen no explanation of this, ...