Peter's pleuch

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Ursa Major
Constellation
Ursa Major
AbbreviationUMa
GenitiveUrsae Majoris
Pronunciation/ˈɜːrsə ˈmər/,
genitive /ˌɜːrs məˈɒrs/
Seembolismthe Great Bear
Richt ascension10.67 h
Declination+55.38°
QuadrantNQ2
Aurie1280 sq. deg. (3rd)
Main starns7, 20
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
93
Starns wi planets21
Starns brichter than 3.00m7
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)8
Brichtest starnε UMa (Alioth) (1.76m)
Nearest starnLalande 21185
(8.31 ly, 2.55 pc)
Messier objects7
Meteor showersAlpha Ursa Majorids
Leonids-Ursids
Borderin
constellations
Draco
Camelopardalis
Lynx
Leo Minor
Leo
Coma Berenices
Canes Venatici
Boötes
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −30°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Aprile.
Big dipper.triddle.jpg
The Big Dipper or Plough.

Peter’s pleuch is the constellation Ursa Major meanin 'muckle beir', that's a uissfu pynter tae the north. Ane o the starns is kent as Jack aside the middle horse.

Coordinates: Sky map 10.67h 00m 00s, +55.38° 00′ 00″