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Pointers

The two stars in the Plough that point toward Polaris and the north pole; Dubhe and Merak.

Pointers

[′pȯint·ərz]
(astronomy)
The stars α and β Ursae Majoris, which appear to point toward the north celestial pole and Polaris.
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