Mr. Lach-Szyrma conjectures that the seven stars are the stars of Ursa Major.
This is not, like Ursa Major, or like Cassiopeia, said to be "circumpolar."
It is a coincidence, which we note, that Ursa Major is called by them the bear.
Then will Ursa Major, as seen from the earth, be entirely changed.
The first double star discovered was Mizar, the middle star of the three in Ursa Major which form the tail of the bear.
In Ursa Major, the pointers; they never go down because they are not setters.
That, sez he, pointin to the best known group o stars in the sky, is Ursa Major.
In 1763 Boswell made his acquaintance and visited Ursa Major in his den.
The letters used to designate the stars forming these pairs will be found upon our map of Ursa Major.
The principal stars composing it are very bright and unmistakable as the constellation of Ursa Major.