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What does Ursa Major do?

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Ursa Major usually refers to the constellation also known as the Big Bear or the Big Dipper. The outer two stars of the rim can be used as a pointer to the North Star or Polaris.

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Ursa Major IS a constellation.


No. Ursa Major is often used as a way to find it, as part of it points towards it, but it is not actually in Ursa Major. It is in fact in Ursa Minor.



Richard. A. Proctor named Ursa Major in 1869.


No. Ursa Major is not on the ecliptic.


Ursa Major is otherwise thought of as a bear, and Ursa Minor - her cub. As far as I know, Ursa Major is not associated with any god, at least in the western part of the world.


No the big dipper is IN Ursa Major and the little dipper is in Ursa Minor


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The constellation Ursa Major can be seen from anywhere in the northern hemisphere. The most distinctive part of Ursa Major is the asterism known as the "Big Dipper".


Ursa means Bear and Major means large or big So Ursa Major Means The Big Bear There is also The Asterism/Constellation of the Small Bear Which is Ursa Minor




Ursa Major means "Big Bear" Ursa means Bear, and Major means large. Ursa Minor means Ursa as in Bear and minor as in small. These names either came from the Greeks. In the U.S.A., Ursa Minor and Ursa Major are Little Dipper and Big Dipper.The Greeks looked at the two and said, "Those stars look like a little bear and a big bear" That's how Ursa Major and Ursa Minor got there name. Now, people in the U.S.A. thought that the Ursa Major and Ursa Minor looked like dippers. Scientists call them Ursa Major and Ursa Minor, I personally call them Ursa Major and Ursa Minor, but some children and adults call them Little Dipper and Big Dipper and that's how they got there name.Who discovered the Ursa Major?AnswerThe Ursa Major was known to astronomers before the medieval period,therefore the exact person is unknown.This is known as the ancient Indians called it "The Saptarishi"(Seven Saints,namely Kritu,Pulah,Pulatsya,Atri,Angira,Vashishtha,and Mareech)and believed that the sages had been grouped together.


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The brightest star in Ursa Major is a star called Alioth.


Ursa Major is known as the Big Dipper in America and the Plough in the UK.


No, the big dipper is the other name for ursa major


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