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Spot the ring that hides in the Little Dipper

The Little Dipper can be tricky to spot, but its diamond-studded Engagement Ring makes it worth the effort.
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Quick question: What visual double star is made up of a companion that circles its main star once each day? I’ll have the answer for you at the end. 

As the name “Observing Basics” implies, this column is geared for the novice backyard astronomer, although some columns might benefit the intermediate or advanced skywatcher. This month, let’s go back to those basics (with some extras for more seasoned observers) as we look at the Little Dipper, aka Ursa Minor the Little Bear.

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