Alkaid

Alkaid

(al-kayd ) See Alcaid.
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Nearby M51 is situated in Canes Venatici and roughly one binocular field southwest of Alkaid, Eta ([eta]) Ursae Majoris--the end of the Dipper's handle.
By mid-month, the comet will appear close to Alkaid, the star at the end of the tail of Ursa Major (or the end of the saucepan shape of the Plough) and by then will be visible for much of the night.
Great Bear is considering testing its Alkaid 1 well in addition to a 3D seismic survey for leases south of Prudhoe and Kuparuk.
To locate M51, first identify Alkaid ([eth][cedilla] UMa - mag 1.
Their names, in order from the lip of the bowl to the end of the handle, are Dubhe, Merak, Phecda, Megrez, Alioth, Mizar, and Alkaid.
The seven stars of the Big Dipper are known by a variety of names including the traditional set Dubhe, Merak, Phecda, Megrez, Alioth, Mizar, and Alkaid.
From Alkaid and Alioth, it is about 10 degrees distance.
Although the object is in the constellation of CanesVinatici,it is easy to find because it is very close to the bright star Alkaid,at the end of the handle in the plough.
net USS Alkaid AK114: Jack Blanar (904) 778-3404; vedavoo2@aol.
Drilled Alkaid 1 well, planning to drill Talitha 2 spring 2015.
You can find it 3W[degrees] from Alkaid, the tip of the Bear's tail, toward the center of Canes Venatici.
This is really two galaxies and can be found near the star Alkaid.