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As Inconstant as the Northern Star

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Science  18 Jun 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5678, pp. 1740-1741
DOI: 10.1126/science.304.5678.1740b

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DENVER, COLORADO-- At the 204th meeting of the American Astronomical Society 30 May to 3 June, 1400 astronomers heard two reports showing that Polaris acts far more erratically than its reputation suggests.