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7

The Northern Sky and the North Celestial Pole

Lecture no. 7 from the course: Our Night Sky

The Northern Sky and the North Celestial Pole

Taught by Professor Edward M. Murphy | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course, The Great Courses Plus Online Hobby & Leisure Courses

Embarking on the second half of the course in which you systematically tour the entire sky, study two constellations that are continuously in view from the Northern Hemisphere: Ursa Major and Cassiopeia. Also explore the slowly shifting position of true north in the sky.

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