Ursa Major, or Great Bear, the constellation in the northern skies that contains the Big Dipper, a name suggested by the shape of the figure formed by its seven brightest stars. In mid-northern latitudes Ursa Major remains above the horizon day and night the year round. It can therefore be seen on any clear night.
After Viking 1 captured images of what looked like a face on Mars, the public began to speculate. Had Martians carved a colossus, or was there another answer?
The only thing that's lurking in the shadows during a lunar eclipse is the moon. When Earth's shadow blocks sunlight from directly illuminating a full moon, you're witnessing a lunar eclipse.