It is one of the most noted and conspicuous constellations in the northern hemisphere, and is readily and unmistakably distinguished from all others by means of a remarkable cluster of seven bright stars in the northern heavens, forming what is familiarly termed "The Dipper. Alioth is very nearly opposite Shedir in Cassiopeia, and at an equal distance from the Pole.
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This group of stars resembles a sickle. Note little Alcor close to Mizar. This star was used by the Arabs as a test of good eyesight. This plate shows the Bear lying on his back, his feet projected up the sky; three conspicuous pairs of stars represent three of his four feet. The Chaldean shepherds and the Iroquois Indians gave to this constellation the same name.
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The Egyptians called it "The Thigh. Its light takes fifty years to reach us.
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At the distance of the nearest fixed star our sun would shine as a star no brighter than Polaris which is presumably about the sun's size. Within this circle two hundred stars have been photographed. The North Star is always elevated as many degrees above the horizon as the observer is north of the equator.
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Compare the light of the four stars forming the bowl of the "Little Dipper," as they are each of a different magnitude. Toggle navigation Digi Libraries. Download links will be available after you disable the ad blocker and reload the page.
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