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Asterism in Ursa Major
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Dubhe and Merak, the rightmost stars of the Plough or Big Dipper. An imaginary line
running north through these two guide stars passes within a few degrees of the Pole Star,
making them a useful aid to navigation in the northern hemisphere.
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