Ursa Minor (abbr. UMi, gen. Ursae Minoris)
The Little Bear, also often referred to as the Lttle Dipper. Ursa Minor is a constellation near the north celestial pole that is almost completely surrounded by Draco. The stars Beta UMi (Kochab) and Gamma UMi (Pherkad) are often called the Guardians of the Pole. See below for details of the constellation's brightest stars.
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