CLASSICAL STAR ATLASES
BODE'S URSA MAJOR
Ursa Major, the Great Bear, from
Johannes Bode's Uranographia of 1801. The
Big Dipper, which makes the Bear's hindquarters and tail,
lies just to the right of center. Just below Ursa Major is
Leo Minor, the Smaller Lion.
Courtesy of the Rare Book Room and Special Collections Library of the University of Illinois