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Big Dipper


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Popular name for the asterism formed by the seven main stars of Ursa Major (Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, Zeta, and Eta Ursae Majoris), resembling a saucepan or ladle. An alternative name is the Plough.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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