Polaris

Ursids

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ursid meteor shower

The Ursids, or Ursid meteor shower, are an annual meteor shower that coincides with the winter solstice. The Ursids occur from December 17 to 25… Read More »Ursids

Canopus

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canopus star,alpha carinae,second brightest star

Canopus, Alpha Carinae, is the brightest star in Carina constellation and the second brightest star in the night sky. Canopus is fainter only than Sirius.… Read More »Canopus

Capella

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Capella, also known as Alpha Aurigae or the Goat Star, is the brightest star in Auriga and the sixth brightest star in the sky. The… Read More »Capella

Northern Cross

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northern cross stars,northern cross constellation

The Northern Cross is a prominent asterism formed by the brightest stars in the constellation Cygnus. The constellation is often confused for the asterism because… Read More »Northern Cross

Little Dipper

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little dipper asterism,ursa minor,smaller bear

Little Dipper is a prominent asterism in the northern sky, formed by the brightest stars of Ursa Minor constellation. The asterism is often confused for the… Read More »Little Dipper