North Circumpolar Stars

These are the stars of the north circumpolar region. At the north pole, these stars are circling overhead all night. Around 40 degrees north latitude they are in the north sky, most of them visible all night. South of the equator these stars are never visible.

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Summer SkiesSummer SkiesWinter SkiesWinter SkiesPerseusCassiopeiaCepheusCamelopardalisWinter SkiesUrsa MinorSummer SkiesDracoSummer SkiesSpring SkiesCanes VenaticiUrsa MajorLynx

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