Uranography. The mapping of heavenly bodies on a chart or star globe.
Uranus. Planet between Saturn and Neptune. Not used in navigation. Discovered by Herschel, 1871. Has five small satellites.
Ursa Major. The Great Bear.' Most brilliant of the northern constellations. Contains seven bright stars: Dubhe, Merak, Phecda, Megrez, Alioth, Mizar, and Alkaid; the first two point to Polaris. This constellation is also called the 'Plough', 'Dipper', 'Charles Wain', and 'Waggon and Horses'. It has been called the 'Corn Measurer' by the Chinese, and considered as a hippopotamus by the Egyptians.