Little Dipper - Ursa Minor - Smaller Bear - Constellation

This section describes what is a star.

Little Dipper is an important constellation in the sky, because the last star on its handle is the North Star, Polaris. The official name for Little Dipper is Ursa Minor, which means Smaller Bear in Latin.

The picture below shows you the Little Dipper constellation pattern and area:

Little Dipper - Ursa Minor Constellation

Little Dipper is visible in Northern Hemisphere any time of the year. It should be located directly in the north direction. Little Dipper will be close to the horizon, if you are located at low latitude.

People in Southern Hemisphere will not be able to see Little Dipper.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Quick Introduction to Astrology

 Basics of Astrology and Astronomy

 Stars

Constellations

 What Is a Constellation

Little Dipper - Ursa Minor - Smaller Bear - Constellation

 The Hunter - Orion - Constellation

 Introduction to Western Zodiac Signs

 Horoscope and Horoscopic Astrology

 Horoscope and Planets

 Chinese Astrology and Horoscope

 Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs

 References

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