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Polaris, designated Alpha Ursae Minoris commonly the North Star or Pole Star, is the brightest star in the constellation of Ursa ...

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Polaris (Alpha Ursae Minoris) is the Pole Star or North Star. It is the brightest star in the constellation Ursa Minor. It is almost straight above Earth's north pole.

earthsky.org/brightest-stars/polaris-the-present-day-north-star

May 23, 2017 ... The entire northern sky wheels around Polaris. Some assume it's the brightest star in the sky. In fact, Polaris ranks only 50th in brightness.

www.constellation-guide.com/polaris-the-north-star

Jul 28, 2014 ... Polaris, also known as the North Star, Alpha Ursae Minoris or Star of Arcady, is the brightest star in Ursa Minor constellation. Polaris is notable ...

www.space.com/15567-north-star-polaris.html

May 15, 2017 ... The North Star, Polaris, is depicted as a triple star system in this artist's conception, based on images taken with the Hubble Space Telescope.

www.instructables.com/id/How-to-find-Polaris-the-North-Star

Polaris, the North Star, is an important navigational star because its position in the sky is almost exactly (within a few degrees) lined up with the rotational axis of  ...

starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/questions/question64.html

At present, the star known as Polaris is the North Star. However, Polaris has not always been the North Star and will not always be the North Star. To understand  ...

www.csmonitor.com/Science/2013/1031/10-common-scientific-misconceptions/The-North-Star-Polaris-is-the-brightest-in-the-sky

Oct 31, 2013 ... But Polaris is usually ranked as about the 50th brightest star seen from Earth. Sirius, the "Dog Star" of the Canis Major constellation, takes the ...

owlcation.com/stem/Whats-So-Special-About-the-North-Star

Dec 29, 2016 ... The North Star is one of the most famous stars in the sky, even though it is not the brightest star. What kind of star is the North Star, and why is it ...