Kochab

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Kochab

(koh -kahb) See Ursa Minor.
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Kochab

[′kä·‚käb]
(astronomy)
The brighter of the two stars called the Guardian of the Pole in the constellation Ursa Minor.
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The shower's radiant is near Beta Ursae Minoris (Kochab), the bright est corner star in the bowl of the Little Dipper.
History continues to repeat itself as the NCP approaches within 6[degrees] of Kochab (Beta Ursae Minoris) around 23,900 and brings Polaris back to about 1[degrees] away in 27,200.
Alpha and Beta Ursae Minoris, Polaris and Kochab, are right on the meridian at map time.