Gamma Ursae Majoris

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Gamma Ursae Majoris, also called Phad or Phecda, is a white star in the exclusively northern constellation of Ursa Major, with a smaller companion star.[1] The primary white star is 3 times wider than the Sun.[2]

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  1. Eggl, S.; Pilat-Lohinger, E.; Funk, B.; Georgakarakos, N.; Haghighipour, N. (2013). "Circumstellar habitable zones of binary-star systems in the solar neighbourhood". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 428 (4): 3104–3113. doi:10.1093/mnras/sts257.
  2. Fitzpatrick, E. L.; Massa, D. (2005). "Determining the Physical Properties of the B Stars. II. Calibration of Synthetic Photometry". The Astronomical Journal. 129 (3): 1642–1662. doi:10.1086/427855. S2CID 119512018.