skip to Main Content

Ursa Major

Ursa Major is a prominent constellation found in the northern hemisphere. Most recognizable is the asterism within the constellation, usually referred to as the Big Dipper.  Known as Na Hiku in Hawaiian, this constellation and asterism is of particular interest because it can be used to locate Polaris, the North Star, and also contain a unique binary star, Mizar/Alcor.

Back To Top