Essays Tagged: "Big Dipper"

Constellations: Ursa Major

ez has faded with time.The constellation Ursa Major contains the group of stars commonly called the Big Dipper. The handle of the Dipper is the Great Bear's tail and the Dipper's cup is the Bear's fla ... ttle Dipper in the constellation Ursa Minor.If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, you can use the Big Dipper to find all sorts of important stars:If you draw an imaginary line from Merak through Dub ...

(3 pages) 55 2 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Lights in the Night Sky

ht than they are during the winter.Some of the major constellations in the night sky consist of The Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Perseus, Cepheus, Cygnus (the swan), Lyra (the lyre), Pegasus (the winged ho ... een from his location in the hemisphere.There are 88 classified constellations in the night sky.The Big Dipper is one of the two most definite constellations in the northern sky, the other being Orion ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays