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Alpha Ursa Minoris (Polaris)

Alpha Ursa Minoris (α UMi), also known as Polaris, is a spectral class F7:Ib-IIv SB star of magnitude 1.97 located in the constellation Ursa Minor. α UMi is one of the brighter stars in Ursa Minor and can be seen by the naked eye under dark skies or with binoculars.

      1. Name:
      2. Alpha Ursa Minoris
      1. Short name:
      2. α UMi
      1. Common name:
      2. Polaris
      1. Spectral class:
      2. F7:Ib-IIv SB
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 1.97
      1. Right Acension:
      2. 02h 31m 47.08s
      1. Declination:
      2. +89° 15' 50.9"