Merak • Merak is an A1V main sequence star • Its declination is 56 degrees latitude. •Merak is 79.41 light years away from earth.
Merak• Merak is in the constellation ursa major.• Meraks constellation myth is about a nymoh having an affair with Zeus.• The Big Dipper is part of Ursa Major.
Merak• The Hawaiian name for Merak is Hiku- Lua.• The Hawaiian constellation is Na Hiku (The seven).• The rising house is Nalani.
• Dubhe is a class K Red Giant• Is a multiple star (many stars appearing to be one star) Dubhe• If lined up with Merak, Dubhe lines up and points directly toPolaris• Dubhe is 124 light years away from earth
The Big Dipper (Ursa Major)• Dubhe along with 7 other stars form the sub constellation the Big Dipper• The story of Ursa Major is about the goddess Hera banishing Callisto to the stars.• Ursa major is to the left of Lynx and to the right of Canes Venatici and is above Leo minor.
Hiku-Kahi• The hawaiian name of Dubhe is Hiku-kahi• Along with five other stars, it forms the constellation Na Hiku• The house of rising that Dubhe is in is Na Leo Koolau
Acruxis 321 light years •The spectral class for •Star Acrux is B-O away•Magnitude is 3.71 •Acrux is a sub giant•It is a main sequence •Acruxs declination isstar -63˚ Acrux
Southernthe Southern Cross•Constellation is called Crux Cross•Constellation contains four stars•The myth about this star is about Mark Twain•Mark Twain supposedly saw this constellation inthe sky and thought it was not as hyped up as hethought
Mole Honua• Acruxs Hawaiian name is Ka Mole Honua• Hawaiian constellation name is called Cared for by the moon• In the star compass it is in the house of Na Leo Malania
Merak• Merak is an A1V main sequence star.• Its declination is 56 degrees latitude.•Merak is 79.41 light years away fromearth.
• Name of my Star: Polaris• A nickname is the "North Star"• The stars location in the sky helps people navigate• The spectral class of Polaris is F7• Polaris is currently a supergiant• It is 431.42 light years away from Earth• The declination is 89º N• Directly below Polaris is the North Pole slackerastronomy.org galacticimages.com
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BETA CENTAURI (Hadar)Starry NightEducation On minute Astronomer Beta centauri is 525.21 light years away from earth. It is a blue-white main sequence star.
Centaurus Starry Night Universe Education todayThe constellation Beta Centauri is in, is Centaurus.
Hawaiian Star HWST 197 & HWST 197L: Hawai‘i Sailing Canoe. HWST 197 & HWST 197L: Hawai‘i Sailing Canoe. Beta Centauris Hawaiian name is, KaMaileMua The Constellation name is Na Kuhikuni The house of rising is Nalani Malani
• Polaris is in Ursa Minor• A nickname for Ursa Minor is the "Little Dipper"• The constellation is in the shape of a little bear• Constellation Myth: o When Arcas was hunting, he ran into his mother, Callisto, who had already been turned into a bear o He was ready to shoot her, not knowing it was his mother o Before he did, Jupiter turned him into a bear too, and then put them both in the sky o Arcas is Ursa Minor and Callisto is Ursa Major• Neighboring constellations: Ursa Major, Lynx, Camelopardalis, Cepheus, and Draco• Some neighboring major stars are Capella, Pollux, and Procayn.
• Polaris Hawaiian name is Hokupaa• Polaris isnt included in any Hawaiian constellations• The house of rising is Akau• Interesting facts about Hokupaa: o Hokupaa doesnt rise or set o People believe that it is the brightest star in the sky, but it isnt o Some people say it never moves but it does o It can make a circle 1.8 degrees wide in over 26,000 years honolulu.hawaii.edu honolulu.hawaii.edu honolulu.hawaii.edu
INFORMATION RIGEL KENTAURUS• Located in constellation of Centaurus• Main sequence yellow, G2V hydro-fusing star• 4.39 light years away from us• Third brightest star following Sirius and Canopus http://theharbourfamily.com/jonathan/
CENTAURUS• Rigel Kentaurus is in the constellation of Centaurus• Nearby constellations are, Crux, Circinus, Musca, and Lupus.• Rigel Kentaurus is located at the foot of the Centaurus smithsofweston.com
HAWAIIAN INFO• Stars Hawaiian name is Kamailehope• Rigel Kent is part of Nā Kuhikuhi (The Pointers)• House of rising is Nalani Malanai imiloahawaii.org