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North Star:

see PolarisPolaris
or North Star,
star nearest the north celestial pole (see equatorial coordinate system). It is in the constellation Ursa Minor (see Ursa Major and Ursa Minor; Bayer designation Alpha Ursae Minoris) and marks the end of the handle of the Little Dipper.
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North Star

See Polaris.

North Star

[′nȯrth ′stär]
(astronomy)

North Star

newspaper supporting emancipation founded by Frederick Douglass. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 607]

North Star

bright star visible to naked eye and nearest to the north celestial pole. [Astronomy: EB, VIII: 79]
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