8th Class Science Sample Paper Science Sample Paper-9

  • question_answer Draw sketches to show the relative positions of prominent stars in (i) Ursa Major and (ii) Orion.

    Answer:

    (i) Ursa Major: There are seven prominent stars in this constellation. They appear like a big ladle or a question mark. There are three stars in the handle of the ladle and four in its bowl.     
    (ii) Orion: Orion is another well-known constellation that can be seen during winter in the late evenings. It is one of the most magnificent constellations in the sky. It also has seven or eight bright stars. Orion is also called the hunter. The three middle stars represent the belt of the hunter. The four bright stars appear to be arranged in the form of a quadrilateral.                                     


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