Draw sketches to show the relative positions of prominent stars in
$(a)$. Ursa Major and $(b)$. Orion

AcademicPhysicsNCERTClass 8

To do:

We have to draw sketches to show the relative positions of prominent stars in:

$(a)$. Ursa Major and $(b)$. Orion

Solution:

$(a)$. Ursa Major:

Ursa Major is a constellation of seven prominent and noticeable stars.

Appearance of Ursa Major:

Ursa Major appears like a question mark, sometimes an agricultural plough, a ladle, or a wagon.

Other names of Ursa Major:

The other names of Ursa Major are the Saptrishi, the Great Bear, and the Great Dipper.

Sketch of Ursa Major:

The following sketch shows the relative positions of prominent stars in Ursa Major:


$(b)$. Orion:

Orion is a constellation of seven or eight stars. 

Appearance of Orion:

The constellation of Orion appears like a hunter in the sky.

Other names of Orion:

The other names of Orion are the Hunter and the Giant.

Sketch of Orion:

The following sketch shows the relative positions of prominent stars in Orion:


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Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:25:29

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