Ursa Major, aka “the Great Bear”, is primarily known from the asterism of its main seven stars, which has been called the “Big Dipper,” “the Wagon,” “Charles’s Wain,” or “the Plough,” among other names. Image credit: Stellarium.org
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Ursa Major and Ursa Minor
Learn to tell the difference between Ursa Major and Ursa Minor, and how the Big Dipper asterism can be used to help you navigate how to find other surrounding constellations. 0:26 - Legend of Ursa Major and Ursa Minor
1:48 - Pattern of Ursa Major
2:22 - Big Dipper in Ursa Major
2:34 - Pattern of Ursa Minor
3:16 - Comparing Ursa Major and Ursa Minor
4:10 - Importance of the Big Dipper
6:53 - Practice finding Ursa Major
7:50 - Alcor and Mizar stars
8:21 - Practice finding Ursa Major and Ursa Minor
9:41 - Using Cassiopeia to find Ursa Minor and Polaris
10:11 - Final Review of Ursa Major and Ursa Minor
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The Night Sky - Tales of the Dipper
Darrell Heath of the UA Little Rock College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences, dives into the story of the big and little dipper and how to spot it. ualr.edu/tv/night-sky
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Ursa Major and Ursa Minor (asterism the Big Dipper, the Little Dipper). Infographics.
Find North with the Stars - Polaris & Ursa Major.
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How to Find Constellations | Indiana DNR
Brad Bumgardner, Interpretive Naturalist at Indiana Dunes State Park, demonstrates how to find a handful of constellations in the night sky including the Big Dipper, Little Dipper, Boötes, Cassiopeia, and Draco. To find a night sky program near you, visit http://www.interpretiveservices.in.gov
Ursa Major- The Big Dipper & Polaris
Ursa Major - The Big Dipper
DVD: http://hilaroad.com/video/ A brief description of Ursa Major and instructions for using this important constellation to find Polaris, the North Star.