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 When was the Big Dipper founded?

Answer The first acknowledged sighting of the constellation known as the "Big Dipper" is unknown. However, as part of Ursa Major and Minor, the actual stars themselves have been seen for thousands of year... Read More »
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Why is the Big Dipper called the Big Dipper?

The Big Dipper, a cluster of seven stars in the constellation Ursa Major, is one of the most recognized star groups. Ursa Major is "circumpolar," that is, it never sets below the horizon and is vis... Read More »
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Who founded Baghdad, Iraq; when was it founded?

The city of Baghdad, Iraq, was founded by Caliph Al Mansur, who lived in the 8th century. There is evidence of civilizations in the area of Baghdad before this time, though not under the name Baghd... Read More »
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When can the Big Dipper be seen?

The Big Dipper, part of the Ursa Major constellation (The Great Bear), is at its highest position in the sky and can be best seen in late May/early June. It's one of the most recognizable groups of... Read More »
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How did the Big Dipper get its name?

The Big Dipper consists of seven stars visible throughout the year in most of the northern hemisphere. No one person or organization gave it its name. The moniker comes from the commonly held notio... Read More »
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