The big dipper moves counter-clockwise
because of the earths rotation
At night, you can tell time by using the Big Dipper's pointer stars to the North Star.Imagine an hour hand on a clock - the direction it's pointing indicates theapproximate time. More on http://oliodigest.com/science/astronomy/tell-time-by-the-big-dipper-constellation.html
it is the big dipper, You can use the pointers of the Big Dipper as a star clock to tell the time.
The two stars in the front of the bowl of the Big Dipper point to Polaris.
The Bible refers to the Big Dipper as "the seven stars" (Amos 5:8)The North Star can be found using the Big DipperThe Big Dipper contains the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa Major
the little Dipper and the big Dipper right below the north star.
Yes, but it is very low on the horizon, and is only visible during certain seasons.
Yes, all constellations are visible at one point through out the seasons.
when was the big dipper named
The big dipper was named the big dipper because it resembles a ladle that when Harriet Tubman lead the slaves to freedom she used the big dipper to guide her and during that time at a party people would drink from the ladle.
No, Big dipper is a constellation.
The end of the little dipper is used as an arrow to point directly to north star on the little dipper, polaris.
Ursa Mayjor and Big Bear is the big dipper and Ursa Minor Or Little Bare is the litttle Dipper
The big dipper is shaped like a pan, which in the past was called a dipper. Dippers were used to scoop up water. It gets the big part from being bigger than the little dipper, another constellation.
were dose rhe big dipper gets it name from were dose rhe big dipper gets it name from
The Big Dipper does not change positions, Earth moves relative to the Big Dipper all the time.
The symbol for the big dipper is UMa.
The "tail" is the handle of the Big Dipper.
The Big Dipper is not a smaller constellation. The Big Dipper is a part of an even larger constellation. The Big Dipper is a part of the Constellation, Ursula Major or Big Bear. It is only part of the Bear. Likewise, the little dipper is part of a larger constellation, Ursula Minor or Little Bear.
The big dipper, and the little dipper... There is a third called the Really big dipper
no stars in the little dipper are dimmer that the big diper
there's only one big dipper but there's also a little dipper