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Ursa Major – the great bear

August 7, 2016

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The Greater Bear, Ursa Major, is probably the most significant constellation in the northern sky because it contains the Big Dipper. The Big Dipper is a thing with a thousand names. It’s the most obvious and easiest to recognize of all the star groups. To the British it is the plow. To the Chinese it […]

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