Results for: Alkaid

In Astronomy

When is Alkaid Star Visible?

The star Alkaid is the star at the tip of the handle of the Big Dipper. It is normally visible any evening in the northern hemisphere temperate regions.
In Astronomy

How far is Alkaid?

Eta Ursae Majoris (Alkaid) is a star in the constellation Ursa Major. It is approximately 101 light years from us.
In Constellations

What is the magnitude of alkaid?

Alkaid, also commonly known as Benetnash and Eta Ursae Majoris, has a magnitude of 1.84. This is the easternmost star in the Big Dipper constellation.