My wife says, Give my love to brother, and tell him of the scene at "the hill Mizar."
Mizar, the Horse, is the star at the bend of the handle of the Dipper.
Alcor is indeed distant from Mizar by about one-third the apparent diameter of the moon, yet no one would think so!
One of them is especially remarkable: ζ, known as Mizar to the Arabs.
Now look all around Mizar, and then, if you can't see a little one near it, try to measure off one degree.
Look back from these valleys of death and tribulation, to the gleaming summits of yonder distant Mizar hills!
The first double star discovered was Mizar, the middle star of the three in Ursa Major which form the tail of the bear.
The star at the bend in the handle of the Big Dipper, called Mizar, is of special interest.
Mizar is of historic interest, as being the first double star to be detected with the aid of the telescope.
Then Gershom asked me to look 165 up at Mizar, and see if I could make out a small star quite close to it.
smallness, a summit on the eastern ridge of Lebanon, near which David lay after escaping from Absalom (Ps. 42:6). It may, perhaps, be the present Jebel Ajlun, thus named, "the little", in contrast with the greater elevation of Lebanon and Hermon.