What Would Happen If You Stargazed At the North Pole and Which Stars and Constellations Would You See?

If you were looking at stars from Earth’s North Pole, the terrestrial globe would line up precisely with the celestial globe.

Your celestial horizon would mirror the celestial equator.

The North Star would be at your zenith, straight above your head.

All the other stars in the northern hemisphere of the celestial sphere would appear to travel in circles around the sky, neither setting nor rising.

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Karen Hill is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist. Born in New York, her work has appeared in the Examiner, Yahoo News, Buzzfeed, among others.

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