Finding the Celestial Pole and Equator in your sk1

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Finding the Celestial Pole and Equator in your sky No stars rise or set; move parallel to horizon North CP celestial equator At the Earth’s North Pole: Celestial equator: always on the horizon Celestial poles: North CP always at the Zenith South CP always directly below your feet
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Unformatted text preview: Finding the Celestial Pole and Equator in your sky On the Earth’s equator: • Celestial equator: • always overhead • West through Zenith to East • Celestial poles: • always on horizon • due North and due South...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course AST AST1002 taught by Professor Emilyhoward during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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