You are here

Ursa Major, the Great Bear

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


Radio Programs

Moving Groups Moving through the galaxy in groups October 11, 2016

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