North Polar Sequence - Epoch 1950

Features stars within 10° of the North Celestial Pole, based on data from the "General Catalogue of 33 342 Stars for the Epoch 1950", by B.Boss, published by the Carnegie Institution of Washington D.C., 1938. Stars down to magnitude +6.55 are given, of spectral types A, B, F and early G (only when no other star available). Variables and naked eye doubles are not used. The sequence was compiled and originally drawn out by Alastair McBeath, March 1988.

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Stars brighter than magnitude 6.1

Stars brighter than magnitude 6.1

Stars fainter than magnitude 6.1

Stars fainter than magnitude 6.1

Key

1 2.1 B8
2 4.4 G5
3 4.44 A0
4 5.34 F2
5 5.38 A0
6 5.39 B3
7 5.55 A2
8 5.62 F0
9 5.64 A3
10 5.69 A0
11 5.73 G0
12 5.84 F5
13 5.86 A3
14 5.92 A2
15 5.99 A0
16 6.02 A2
17 6.13 A0
18 6.15 A2
19 6.16 A2
20 6.17 A0
21 6.2 B9
22 6.26 A0
23 6.26 F0
24 6.28 F0
25 6.33 F2
26 6.34 A2
27 6.38 F5
28 6.39 A0
29 6.39 A2
30 6.4 F8
31 6.48 A2
32 6.53 F2
33 6.54 A5
34 6.55 A0


This version was redrawn by John Aldridge with the aid of SkyMap in November 1998.