Polar Star

  • (noun): The brightest star in Ursa Minor; at the end of the handle of the little dipper; the northern axis of the earth points toward it.
    Synonyms: Polaris, North Star, pole star, polestar

Some articles on polar star, star, polar:

Polar Star Expeditions - Fleet
... MV Polar Star Polar Star Expeditions/Karlsen Shipping Co ... May 17, 2011 following a serious grounding of 'Polar Star' on January 31 that year ...
Polar Star Expeditions
... Polar Star Expeditions is a specialty adventure cruise company owned by the Norwegian company Karlsen Shipping out of Halifax, Nova Scotia ... Since 2001, Polar Star has operated a single expedition cruise ship called the 'Polar Star', a converted Swedish icebreaker ... It conducts cruises in the northern and southern polar and sub-polar regions ...
Alexander Herzen - Free Russian Press
... others were periodical publications, the Polyarnaya Zvyezda (or Polar Star), the Kolokol (or Bell), and the Golosa iz Rossii (or Voices from Russia) ... Russian political publisher, Herzen began publishing The Polar Star, a review which appeared infrequently and was later joined by The Bell in 1857 ... the Tsarist regime 'Onward, onward' towards reform in The Polar Star in 1856, yet by 1858, full serf emancipation had not been achieved ...

Famous quotes containing the words star and/or polar:

    And tell so readily, he knoweth well
    How ev’ry star by proper name to call?
    —Bible: Hebrew Psalm CXLVII (Paraphrased by The Countess of Pembroke)

    In time your relatives will come to accept the idea that a career is as important to you as your family. Of course, in time the polar ice cap will melt.
    Barbara Dale (b. 1940)