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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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by James L. Mooney
Megrez A star of the third magnitude, the fourth brightest in the constellation Ursa ...
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 ...
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 ...
Firefly Astronomy Dictionary (2003)
by John Woodruff
Delta (Megrez), Epsilon (Alioth), Zeta (Mizar), and Eta (Alkaid). In the UK ...
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 ...
Collier'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, ...
by Joseph A. Angelo
Megrez (δ star), ...
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 ...
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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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Canon EOS 40D an Megrez
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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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