Finding Polaris?

Started 9 months ago | Questions thread
mermaidkiller Senior Member • Posts: 1,086
Re: I use an app
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It is damn simple when you are in the northern hemisphere. Polaris has about magnitude +2, so it is easy to spot, even in well light polluted cities.

It is always above the northern horizon, the further north, the higher, its altitude in degrees equals your latitude.

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