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How does The Big Dipper move throughout the year during the seasons?

The big dipper moves counter-clockwise


In what seasons can you find the big dipper in?

Spring time


How does the big dipper change with the seasons?

because of the earths rotation


How do you use pattern of big dipper's movement to tell time?

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


What group of stars can be used as a star clock to tell time at night?

it is the big dipper, You can use the pointers of the Big Dipper as a star clock to tell the time.


How can you find polaris using the big dipper?

The two stars in the front of the bowl of the Big Dipper point to Polaris.


Facts about the big dipper?

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


What other constellations can you find using the big dipper?

Orion's Belt


What constellations can you find by using the north star?

the little Dipper and the big Dipper right below the north star.


Can the big dipper be seen from Trinidad and Tobago?

Yes, but it is very low on the horizon, and is only visible during certain seasons.


Is the big dipper visible over Portugal?

Yes, all constellations are visible at one point through out the seasons.


When did they name the big dipper?

when was the big dipper named


Why was the big dipper named big dipper?

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.


Is big dipper an adjective?

No, Big dipper is a constellation.


What is the use of using the big dipper to find the north star?

The end of the little dipper is used as an arrow to point directly to north star on the little dipper, polaris.


What are two different names for big dipper and little dipper?

Ursa Mayjor and Big Bear is the big dipper and Ursa Minor Or Little Bare is the litttle Dipper


Why is the Big Dipper called the Big 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.


How did big dipper get its name?

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When does the big dipper to change positions?

The Big Dipper does not change positions, Earth moves relative to the Big Dipper all the time.


What is the symbol for the big dipper?

The symbol for the big dipper is UMa.


Does the Big Dipper have a tail?

The "tail" is the handle of the Big Dipper.


What is the Big dipper called if it is a smaller constellation?

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.


What two satellites orbit earth?

The big dipper, and the little dipper... There is a third called the Really big dipper


Are the stars in the little dipper as bright as the stars in the big dipper?

no stars in the little dipper are dimmer that the big diper


Is there only 1 big dipper?

there's only one big dipper but there's also a little dipper