Ursae Minoris

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List Of Selected Stars For Navigation - Table
256 -29S 29° 1.51 20 Procyon Canis Minoris αα Canis Minoris before the dog (rising before the dog star, Sirius) 245 5N 05° 0.34 21 Pollux Geminorum ... (of Pegasus) 014 15N 15° 2.49 99* Polaris Ursae Minoris αα Ursae Minoris the pole (star) 319 89N 89° 2.01 ...
Theta Ursae Minoris
... Theta Ursae Minoris (θ UMi, θ Ursae Minoris) is a star in the constellation Ursa Minor ... Theta Ursae Minoris is an orange K-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +5.00 ...
Lambda Ursae Minoris
... Lambda Ursae Minoris (λ UMi, λ Ursae Minoris) is a star in the constellation Ursa Minor ... Lambda Ursae Minoris is a M-type red giant with a mean apparent magnitude of +6.35 ...
Northern Pole Star (North Star)
... The name stella polaris has been given to α Ursae Minoris since at least the 16th century, even though at that time it was still several degrees away from the celestial pole ... In the Roman era, the celestial pole was about equally distant from α Ursae Minoris (Cynosura) and β Ursae Minoris (Kochab) ... Before this, during the 1st millennium BC, β Ursae Minoris was the bright star closest to the celestial pole, but it was never close enough to be taken as marking the pole, and the Greek navigator Pytheas in ca ...