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All of the stars! 🌟 LOOK: NASA shares a photo of the spiral galaxy NGC 5585, which rests on the tail of the Great Bear in the Ursa Major constellation. Hot spots of star formation can also be seen along the galaxy’s faint spiral arms. 📷 NASA's Hubble Space Telescope FB

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Happy Friday ... Ursa Major ... Big Bear ... Beautiful day ... Enjoy ! 🌞❤️

> @NASA_Hubble  has spotted this stunning spiral galaxy located over 70 million light-years from our solar system in the constellation of Ursa Major (the Great Bear):

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Right #now  Chandra is gazing at galaxies in Ursa Major, the Great Bear!🐻 Nearby in the sky are these two merging galaxies, known as Arp 238. Tremendous tails of #stars  and gas have been wrenched from the outer regions of the galaxies, across thousands of light years, by gravity!

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Get out your backyard telescope and you too could scope NGC 4036, a bright and dusty lenticular galaxy some 70 million light-years away in the constellation of Ursa Major (the Great Bear). Via :

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Right #now  Chandra is gazing at a galaxy in Ursa Major, the Great Bear. Nearby in the sky, these two spiral galaxies are beginning to merge. Collectively known as UGC 8335, these cosmic dancers are about 400 million light years from Earth. #Today 's Obs: 2h 46m

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The Big Dipper is one of the most easily recognizable asterisms in the night sky. Asterisms are smaller parts of larger constellations. The Big Dipper is part of Ursa Major (the Great Bear), the third largest constellation. [Reddit/educationalgifs]

Meet Ursa Major: a 14-foot grizzly bear whose sparkling fur is made out of 170,000 pennies. I talked to curator Nora Atkinson about Ursa and the other sculptures #BurningMannow  on display:

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This enchanting spiral galaxy in the constellation of Ursa Major (the Great Bear) lies about 65 million light-years from Earth. That means the light that captured here left NGC 3972 just when the dinosaurs became extinct:

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Right #now  Chandra is studying a galaxy in Ursa Major/the Great Bear. Galaxy M101/the Pinwheel is its cosmic neighbor! #Today 's Obs: 16h 40m

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