Interesting Facts About Polaris
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Interesting Facts About Polaris

December 8, 2014 Peter Christoforou 0

Located Near North Celestial Pole Polaris is a yellow-white supergiant star located around 430 light-years away in the constellation Ursa Minor. It is has an apparent magnitude of 1.97, making it the 48th brightest star […]

Betelgeuse Interesting Facts
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Betelgeuse Interesting Facts

March 12, 2013 Peter Christoforou 10

Located In Orion Constellation Betelgeuse is a red supergiant star located 640 light-years away in the constellation of Orion. This distinctive star is found in the upper-left corner of Orion and marks the hunter’s right […]

Using The Stars To Tell Time
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Using The Stars To Tell Time

November 29, 2012 Peter Christoforou 0

Polaris (The North Star) is located in the constellation of  Ursa Minor and can be used to either measure time, or tell the time within 30 minutes of accuracy. Locating Polaris Polaris lies just opposite The […]

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