Amazing Facts About Space You Didn't Know

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2022, 8:05 pm
By:Tony Williams


#6 The Big Dipper Is Not A Constellation



The Big Dipper has always been seen as a constellation, but that couldn't be further from the truth. The Big Dipper is actually a rather minor part of something called the Ursa Major. Ursa Major is the real constellation, while The Big Dipper is an asterism. So the next time you see The Big Dipper, you know exactly what to call it.


The Big Dipper Is Not A Constellation-Amazing Facts About Space You Didn't Know
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