Interesting Facts About Ursa Major
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Interesting Facts About Ursa Major

November 29, 2012 James Miller 0

In Latin, “ursus” means bear, while in Greek the word is “arktos”, hence the name Arctic (“bearish”) which describes the far northern region of the Earth where the constellation of Ursa Major (“greater she-bear”) dominates. […]

Interesting Facts About Orion
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Interesting Facts About Orion

November 29, 2012 James Miller 0

Winter Is Coming Orion can be seen by observers located between +85° and -75° of latitude, with the constellation’s appearance at night signalling that winter is coming. That is at least true from mid-northern latitudes […]

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