Ursa Major, the Great Bear

A constellation always visible from northern latitudes, containing the stars of the Big Dipper.

Resources

Ursa Major, the Great Bear Ursa Major — the great bear — is always above...

Radio Programs

Outcast Star A stellar outcast in the Big Dipper Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Leaping Gazelle A gazelle leaps across the sky Sunday, June 15, 2014
M101 A beautiful galactic neighbor Friday, May 31, 2013
Contact Binaries Stars that can’t let go Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Bear’s Nose The great bear’s shiny nose Sunday, May 27, 2012
Moving Dipper A stellar family spreads out Friday, February 25, 2011
Directional Stars Stars with a sense of direction Sunday, May 2, 2010
Bear's Tail The "end" of the great celestial bear Sunday, March 1, 2009
Bear's Leg The bear's faint leg Saturday, February 28, 2009

Featured Images

Starbirth region on the edge of the Milky Way galaxy
Starbirth Thursday, June 6, 2013
Galactic Turmoil Monday, March 23, 2009

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