URSULA MINOR "The Little Dip"

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URSULA MINOR "The Little Dip" [0-8 / 75º-90º] is one of the constellations in the "One Size Fits All" (1975) "universe"; it has the following stars: "ZIRCON (The Nose Star)", being the pivotal North Star, "Yttrium", "Kojac (Kolchek)" (a refernce to an early '70s TV series), and "Maxpax".

Reference to the constellation Ursa Minor, that contains the group of stars commonly called the "Little Dipper". The handle of the Dipper is the Little Bear's tail and the Dipper's cup is the Bear's flank. The Little Dipper is not a constellation itself, but an asterism, which is a distinctive group of stars. Another famous asterism is the "Big Dipper" in the constellation Ursa Major.