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How to say it: ER-suh MY-ner
Abbreviation & genitive: UMi; Ursae Minoris
Approximate position: 15h, +70°
One of the original forty-eight Greek constellations listed by Ptolemy in the Almagest (second-century CE); 56th largest; contains 39 naked-eye stars.
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The brightest stars and best deep sky objects in Ursa minor.
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