How to Recognize Different Constellations from Quite a Long Way Away
No. 1
The Big Dipper

I created a star position calculation spreadsheet to calculate where to hang the stars. You can download it and read instructions from the above link.

See also the 3D animation of The Big Dipper at Wikipedia. To watch the animation, click the image or click “Full resolution”.


I love the view source command and you should, too.
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