Ursa Major, the Great Bear

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


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

Featured Images

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

Radio Programs

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


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