Ursa Minor Constellation1

The Complete Guide to Ursa Minor Constellation: Origins, Facts and Mythology
The definition of Ursa Minor Ursa Minor is a constellation closest to the north celestial pole,which is included in Ptolemy and the modern 88 constellations. Ursa Minor marks the north celestial pole, and the brightest star in this constellation:α UMi, is the Polaris. The tail of the Ursa Minor can be seen as the handle of a bucket (or spoon), hence it also can be called “Little Dipper” : four of the seven stars form a ladle on the dipper, like the Big Dipper. Ptolemy (the astronomer in the 2nd century AD) included Ursa Minor in his 48 constellations. The main information of...