Choose the right answer from the following - What is the other name for the Big Dipper?

What is the other name given to the Big Dipper?

  1. Saptarishi
  2. Plough
  3. Saucepan
  4. All of the these

Answer: Option 4 = All of the these


The big dipper is one of the asterisms in the night sky that is found in the constellation Ursa Major, the Great Bear. It is well known in many cultures and goes by many names as Plough, the Great Wagon, Saptarishi, and the Saucepan. The stars that form the Big Dipper are the seven brightest stars in Ursa Major: Alioth, Dubhe, Merak, Alkaid, Phecda, Megrez, and Mizar.

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