THE PLOUGH STAR PATTERN

Star Tales – Ptolemy’s Almagest – Ian Ridpath – Homepage


Star Tales – Ptolemy's Almagest - Ian Ridpath - Homepage


HERE is a page of the star catalogue from the first printed edition of Ptolemy’s Almagest, published in Venice in 1515. It is based on the Latin translation made by

Star Tales – Ursa Major – Ian Ridpath – Homepage


Star Tales – Ursa Major - Ian Ridpath - Homepage


Undoubtedly the most familiar star pattern in the entire sky is the seven stars that make up the shape popularly termed the Plough or Big Dipper, part of the

Plough Book Sales: Miscellaneous


Plough Book Sales: Miscellaneous


Plough Book Sales, P.O. Box 14, Belmont, Vic. 3216, Australia Phone: 03 52661262 (International +61 3 52661262) FAX: 03 52662180 (International +61 3 52662180)

The Little Dipper: Host of the North Star


The Little Dipper: Host of the North Star


The Little Dipper is an asterism in the larger constellation of Ursa Minor, the Little Bear. Asterisms are patterns of stars of similar brightness.

Names of the Big Dipper Stars | eHow – eHow | How to


Names of the Big Dipper Stars | eHow - eHow | How to


1/19/2010 · Names of the Big Dipper Stars. The seven stars that make up the Big Dipper, or Plough, are known as the "septentrion." It’s actually part of a larger

STAR GUIDE 2012 – BBC


STAR GUIDE 2012 - BBC


Welcome to the 2012 Star and Moon Guide, designed to help you discover some of the best things to see in the night sky throughout the year and learn more about our

BBC – KS1 Science – The Sun and the stars


BBC - KS1 Science - The Sun and the stars


Bitesize has changed! The new home of both Study Guides and Class Clips. Brand new guides for GCSEs, Key Stage 3, Scottish Highers and Nationals

Astronomy Notes for Educators Star patterns in the sky


Astronomy Notes for Educators Star patterns in the sky


Star patterns in the Sky Step 1: On the black cards provided, use a sharp pencil or pen to punch holes at each of the stars of the constellation.

Making Doll Furniture in Wood: 24 Projects and Plans


Making Doll Furniture in Wood: 24 Projects and Plans


Making Doll Furniture in Wood: 24 Projects and Plans Perfectly Sized for American Girl and Other 18" Dolls Paperback – April 1, 2004

Star-hopping guide: find your way around the skies | BBC


Star-hopping guide: find your way around the skies | BBC


To some people these days, the idea of star-hopping seems rather quaint. The idea that you slowly work your way around the sky using only your eyes to identify star

Constellations: Frequently Asked Questions – Tools for Science


Constellations: Frequently Asked Questions - Tools for Science


Constellations: Frequently Asked Questions Throughout the centuries, people have looked to the stars to help them navigate across open oceans or featureless deserts