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 How many stars are in the big dipper?

Answer The big dipper is composed of seven stars. To an observer, the seven stars appear like a cup with a long handle. The big dipper is part of a larger constellation of stars known as Ursa Major (the B... Read More »
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How many stars form the Big Dipper?

Seven stars make up the star pattern commonly known as the Big Dipper. In other parts of the world and throughout history, it has been referred to by other names. In Great Britain, it is a plough, ... Read More »
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What color are the stars in the Big Dipper?

The stars in the Big Dipper are currently white, which is why they stand out so much in the Ursa Major constellation. All stars go through a life-cycle in which their temperatures fluctuate. The ho... 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 »
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How many stars form the bowl of the Big Dipper?

The bowl of the Big Dipper, which is part of a larger constellation known as Ursa Major, consists of four stars: Megrez, Phecda, Merak and Dubhe, where Megrez links the "bowl" to the "handle" of th... Read More »
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