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Ursa Major, the Great Bear

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


Radio Programs

Bear’s Nose The shiny nose of the great bear May 9, 2015

Outcast Star A stellar outcast in the Big Dipper July 21, 2014

Leaping Gazelle A gazelle leaps across the sky June 14, 2014

M101 A beautiful galactic neighbor May 30, 2013

Contact Binaries Stars that can’t let go August 14, 2012

Bear’s Nose The great bear’s shiny nose May 26, 2012

Moving Dipper A stellar family spreads out February 24, 2011

Featured Images

Starbirth region on the edge of the Milky Way galaxy

Starbirth June 6, 2013