Ursa Major

Ursa Major (Latin: "Larger Bear"), also known as the Great Bear, is a constellation visible throughout the year in most of the northern hemisphere. It can best be seen in April. It is dominated by the widely recognized asterism known as the Big Dipper or Plough, which is a useful pointer toward north, and which has mythological significance in numerous world cultures.

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... is a quadruple system of two binary stars in the constellation Ursa Major and is the second star from the end of the Big Dipper's handle ... proper motions show they move together (they are both members of the Ursa Major Moving Group), raising the question of whether they are gravitationally bound ... The components are all members of the Ursa Major moving group, a mostly dispersed group of stars sharing a common birth, as determined by proper motion ...
Ursa Major - Graphic Visualisation
... to accept Rey's star chart interpretation of Ursa Major, dropping the idea of the Big Dipper's "handle" as being the hind end of the bear, with a non-natural "tail" extending rearwards ... Ursa Major as depicted in Urania's Mirror, a set of constellation cards published in London c.1825 Johannes Hevelius drew Ursa Major as if being viewed from outside the celestial sphere ...
List Of Marvel Comics Characters: U - Ursa Major
... Ursa Major (Uriokovitch Ursus) is a mutant superhero in the Marvel Comics universe, a member of the Russian superhero team known as the Winter Guard ... In the context of the stories, Ursa Major is a mutant with the ability to transform into an anthropomorphic bear ...
Abe Millett - History - Red Star and Ursa Major (2007–2009)
... Third Eye Blind's fourth studio album Ursa Major was released on August 18, 2009 ... Albums chart, and Top Digital Albums chart with Ursa Major ... Around the timeframe of Ursa Major's release, the band also spoke of a Ursa Minor album, that would have contained songs that were recorded over Ursa Major's recording sessions, but ...
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... SN 1993J Ursa Major +10.8 11,000,000 IIb M81 one of the brightest supernovae in the northern sky since 1954 SN 2002bj Lupus +14.7 160,000,000.Ia NGC 1821 AM Canum Venaticorum-type outburst ... SN 2011dh Ursa Major +12.5 23,000,000 IIp M51 Visible in a medium-sized telescope (8 in), and occurring in a nearby galaxy ... SN 2011fe Ursa Major +10.0 21,000,000 Ia M101 One of the very few extragalactic supernovae visible in 50mm binoculars ...

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