Constellations of Words

Explore the Etymology and Symbolism of the Constellations On each of the constellation pages under the subheading "Clues to the meaning of this celestial feature" the symbolism and etymology of the name of the constellation are explored. This study is based on the belief that each constellation has its own unique clusters of related concepts, … Continue reading Constellations of Words

Ursa Major Constellation

Ursa Major constellation lies in the northern sky. Its name means “the great bear,” or “the larger bear,” in Latin. The smaller bear is represented by Ursa Minor. Ursa Major is one of the best known constellations in the sky. The brightest stars in the constellation form the Big Dipper asterism, one of the most recognizable … Continue reading Ursa Major Constellation