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.".
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
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.
Dec 23, 2015 ... Polaris: Also known as the North Star (as well as the Pole Star, Lodestar, and ...
The name “Sirius” is derived from the Ancient Greek “Seirios“, which ... Vega is
another bright blue star that anchors the otherwise faint Lyra ...
Apr 20, 2014 ... 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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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, ...