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Ursa Major, the Great Bear

A constellation always visible from northern latitudes, containing the stars of the Big Dipper.


Radio Programs

Dubhe A double double in the Big Dipper June 10, 2023

Dead and Dying A dead and dying star system April 6, 2023

Radio Planet A new way to catch exoplanets September 1, 2022

Sending a Message Sending a message to the stars September 3, 2021

Leaping Gazelle A gazelle leaps across the sky July 17, 2021

Seeing Sextuple Counting the stars in a rare system July 9, 2021

Muscida The shiny nose of the great bear June 6, 2020

Jumpy Stars The busy feet of the great bear March 15, 2020

Featured Images

Hubble Space Telescope view of Messier 101

Twisted Galaxy November 5, 2018

M97, the Owl Nebula, in Ursa Major

It's a Hoot March 17, 2018