Star Facts: Merak
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Star Facts: Merak

August 31, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Merak (Beta Ursae Majoris) is the 5th brightest star in the Big Dipper asterism associated with the constellation Ursa Major, and the 80th most luminous star in the entire night sky. The star also serves […]

Alkaid (Eta Ursae Majoris)
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Star Facts: Alkaid

August 23, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Alkaid (Eta Ursae Majoris) is a prominent star in the handle of the Big Dipper, an asterism which forms just a small part of the overall constellation of Ursa Major. With an apparent magnitude of […]

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