Looking at all these stars its hard to imagine that they are so far away.
1.Dubhe - the second brightest star in the Big Dipper and is the main pointer to the pole star, Polaris. It is a giant star approx 123 light years away
2.Merak- another star pointing to Polaris. It is 2.7 times more massive than our sun. 79.7 light years away
3. Phad- 83.2 light years away.
4. Megrez- the dimmest star of the seven stars in the plough. . It is 14 times brighter than the sun though
5. Alioth - the brightest star in the big dipper and 31st brightest in then whole sky. It is 82 light years away from Earth
6.Mizar/ Alcor- consisting of the four star system of Mizar and the double star system of Alcor. Only two stars out of the six are visible to the naked eye
7.Alkaid - the last star in the handle and the third brightest in the group. It is about 10 million years old.
bearing in mind that one light year =5878625541248(miles) very hard to comprehend