He also associates god C with the constellation of Ursa Minor.
Ursa Minor contains the pole-star, which is shown in the extremity of the tail of the bear.
Ursa Minor, the Lesser Bear, an inconspicuous constellation, the pole-star forming the tip of the tail.
The observer will note the uncomfortable position of Ursa Minor, attached to the pole by the end of its long tail.
|Ursa Minor |
A ladle-shaped constellation very near the north celestial pole. Ursa Minor (the Lesser Bear) contains the seven stars that form the Little Dipper. Polaris, the North Star, is at the end of the dipper's handle.