Origin of Mizar
Examples from the Web for mizar
The star at the bend in the handle of the Big Dipper, called Mizar, is of special interest.
Then Gershom asked me to look 165 up at Mizar, and see if I could make out a small star quite close to it.The Prairie Child|Arthur Stringer
Look back from these valleys of death and tribulation, to the gleaming summits of yonder distant Mizar hills!The Hart and the Water-Brooks;|John R. Macduff
Mizar is a double star, and a fourth star is seen in the same field of view with the others (see Plate 5).Half-hours with the Telescope|Richard A. Proctor
Mizar is of historic interest, as being the first double star to be detected with the aid of the telescope.