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 Definition Constellation in the northern sky, also known as the 'Great Bear', the 'Big Dipper' and the 'Plough'. [d] [e]

Thorsten--make sure you get the English name right. It's "Ursa Major" and there should be redirects from Big Dipper and The Plough and maybe The Great Bear. Actually, I think we should have a bit more information than this in these articles. Two or three sentences, perhaps giving the major stars or objects, or what they stand for. Obviously, for the Big Dipper you should mention its striking ubiquity and polar position.

I am sorry but the official names of the constellations are their latin names! Of course there need to be lots of redirects from alias names. I just finished the framework and now its time for real contents. Thorsten Alteholz 12:45, 23 November 2007 (CST)


I know I'm just making criticisms (and I must get back to writing...) but let me add that I'm really impressed by the amount of work you're putting in--and at exactly a time when we need it, as I said a while ago--thanks! --Larry Sanger 09:13, 21 November 2007 (CST)

Thanks, sometimes my timing is really good :-) Thorsten Alteholz 12:45, 23 November 2007 (CST)