Draw sketches to show the relative positions of prominent stars in

(a) Ursa Major and (b) Orion



(a) Ursa Major

Ursa is also known as Big Dipper, Great Bear or Saptarshi

It has 7 major stars - 3 stars in the handle and 4 stars in the bowl

Ursa Major - Teachoo.jpg


(b) Orion

Orion appears as a hunter

It has 8 major stars - 3 stars appear in the belt and five stars appear to be arranged in form of a quadrilateral

Orion Constellation - Teachoo.jpg


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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 13 years and a teacher from the past 17 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo