Q. 104.3( 88 Votes )

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

Answer :

(a) Ursa Major appears like a big dipper. There are three bright stars in the handle and four stars in the bowl of the dipper as shown in below figure.


(b) Orion appears like a hunter. Three bright stars appear in the belt, while five bright stars are arranged in the form of a quadrilateral as shown in the below figure.



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