Ursa Major (Great Bear)
The Great Bear is a large constellation in the northern hemisphere. It dates back to the ancient Greek. Seven of its stars form a very distinct shape in the night sky, known as the Big Dipper in Northern America. However, the actual constellation is much larger than only the area covered by these seven stars.
This constellation belongs to the zodiac. Its time of the year is between and . This constellation does not belong to the zodiac. It's brightest star is (not in database).
Neighboring constellations are Camelopardalis, Lynx, Leo Minor, Leo, Coma Berenices, Canes Venatici, Bootes, and Draco. Have a look at our full list of all constellations.
|Latin name:||Ursa Major (UMa)|
|English name:||Great Bear|
|Zodiac:||Constellation does not belong to the zodiac.|
|Brightest star:||(not in database)|