Astronomy Cast Ep. 227: The Big Dipper

IAU and Sky & Telescope magazine (Roger Sinnott & Rick Fienberg)

We wanted to spend a few shows talking about some of the most recognizable constellations in the night sky. We’ve chatted about Orion the Hunter, but now we’re going to talk about the Big Dipper, also known as Ursa Major, or the Great Bear – apologies to our southern hemisphere listeners.

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