Explain how you can locate the Pole Star with the help of Ursa Major.

AcademicPhysicsNCERTClass 8

At the end of Ursa Major, a Pole star can be located with the help of two stars. Just imagine a straight line passing through these two stars and extend this imaginary line in the North direction. This line is about five times the distance between two stars. A star is seen in this direction which is called the Pole star.

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