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Megrez a.k.a. Delta Ursae Majoris is the Bayer designation for a star in the northern circumpolar constellation of Ursa Major. It has the traditional names Megrez, and Kaffa. Megrez has an apparent magnitude of +3.3, making it the dimmest of the seven stars in the Big Dipper asterism. Parallax measurements yield a distance estimate of 58.4 light-years from Earth.

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Google previewDictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (1970)

by James L. Mooney

Megrez A star of the third magnitude, the fourth brightest in the constellation Ursa ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

Kaus Australis Phad Sirius Cor Caroli Kocab Polaris Spica Deneb Markab Pollux Tarazed Denebola Megrez Procyon Thuban Diphda Menkar Rasalgethi Unukalha Dubhe Merak Rasalhague Vega Elnath Mintaka Regulus Vindemiatrix Enif ...

Google previewDictionary of Astronomy and Astronautics (1959)

by Armand Spitz, Frank Gaynor

Megrez The traditional name of the star 5 Ursae Majoris, one of the stars in the bowl of the Big Dipper. Mensa [the Table] A southern constellation. Mercator projection Representation of part of the Earth's surface by development on a cylinder ...

Google previewFirefly Astronomy Dictionary (2003)

by John Woodruff

Delta (Megrez), Epsilon (Alioth), Zeta (Mizar), and Eta (Alkaid). In the UK ...

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

oth t 3% • Megrez +bvbhe %. The Constellations Ursa Major, Ursa Minor, and Draco. called the Septentrions, it is probable the figure of the bear, which by its tail would seem ...

Google previewCollier's New Encyclopedia (1921)

A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ... with 515 Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps

They are called Alpha, Ursa; Majoris or Dubhe; Beta, Merak; Gamma, Phecda; Delta, Megrez; Epsilon, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Space and Astronomy (2009)

by Joseph A. Angelo

Megrez (δ star), ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

Gamma, Phecda ; Delta, Megrez ; Epsilon, Aliot b; Zeta, Mizar; and Eta, Alcaid, or Benet- nasch. The first two are called Pointers, because a line drawn from Beta through Alpha and continued for about five times as far as the distance between ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1899)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language Together with Condensed Explanations of Fifty Thousand Important Subjects and an Exhaustive Encyclopaedia of All the Arts and Sciences Profusely Illustrated by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

Ursse Majoris or Dubhe; , Merak; y, Phecda; 8, Megrez; a, Alioth ; fhiizar ; and 1|, Alcaid, or Benetnssch. The first two are culled Pointers, because a line drawn from B through ¢, and continued for about five times as far as the distance botween ...

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Scrabble value of M3E1G2R1E1Z10

The value of this 6-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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