Polaris

Polaris is Earth's current northern pole star, and thus is commonly referred to as the North Star. Historically, Polaris was used by sailors and navigators to determine their current latitude while crossing oceans. Please place all questions about Polaris, the brightest star in the constellation Ursa Minor, into this category.

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Astronomy
Polaris

Why is polaris useful in sea travel?

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Polaris

How is pole star used for finding directions?

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Constellations
Polaris

How do you locate polaris by Orion Pegasus and Auriga constellation?

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Astronomy
Polaris

What is the life cycle of the star polaris?

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Polaris

Who made the north star?

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Polaris

When was Polaris created?

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Astronomy
American Revolution
Polaris

When was Polaris Industries started?

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Constellations
Big Dipper
Polaris

Where is the Polaris in relation to the big dipper?

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Polaris

How far above the horizon will Polaris be as seen from 40 degrees latitude?

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Astronomy
Polaris

What is the simplest way to locate the north star polaris?

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Astronomy
Motorcycle and ATV Maintenance
Polaris

What size is polaris?

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Astronomy
Planetary Science
Polaris

What star moves around Polaris?

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Astronomy
Polaris

How can you find Polaris in th night sky?

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Polaris

What is angle of polaris from St. Paul?

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Earth Sciences
Polaris

Why do the constellations appear to rotate around Polaris?

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Polaris

How did the north star form?

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Biology
Polaris

Wiring diagram for a 2005 polaris ATP?

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Earth Sciences
Polaris

What is the difference in size between Polaris and Earth?

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Astronomy
Polaris

Stalling of a polaris sportsman500 2009?

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Earth Sciences
Polaris

Where on earth is polaris seen only on the horizon?

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Polaris

If you followed the north star were would you end up?

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Astronomy
Polaris

What year was polaris 500ho introduced?

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Polaris

What is the name of today's north star?

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Science
Polaris

What problems if any might exist in trying to send an unmanned space probe to Polaris?

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Astronomy
Polaris

The meeting point of Polaris and southern cross?

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