How far away is the Big Dipper from Earth?

Answer The Big Dipper ranges from 68 light years to 210 light years away from Earth. The three stars in the Dipper's handle are 68, 88 and 210 light years away. Three of the four stars in the Dipper's lad... Read More »

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How far away from us are the stars of the Big Dipper?

The stars of the Big Dipper are between (approximately) 68 to 210 light years away, give or take. Even though humans see the stars as clustered together, due to how the group appears from Earth, th... Read More »

How many light years away is the Big Dipper?

The Big Dipper is a small part of a larger constellation, Ursa Major. The Big Dipper is estimated to be about 75 light years away and 30 light years across, according to NASA.Source:NASA: Astronomy... Read More »

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How far is Orion from the Big Dipper?

The location of the constellation Orion, also known as the Hunter, is not difficult to determine once you have located the Big Dipper. Orion is 180 degrees south of the Big Dipper.References:Homebo... Read More »