We tend to think of the North Star, Polaris, as a steady, solitary point of light that guided sailors in ages past. But there is more to the North Star than meets the eye. The North Star is actually a triple star system. And while one companion can be seen easily through small telescopes, the other hugs Polaris so tightly that it has never been seen – until now.
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|Name:||Alpha Ursae Minoris, Big Dipper, North Star, Polaris, Small Bear, Ursa Minor|
|Type:||• X - Stars Images/Videos|