The South Celestial Pole

Pole star or Polaris; no we do not have a pole star in the Southern Hemisphere. To most, it’s not all that important, but I like to use it to find out where south is at night or to line up star trail pics.

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Draw a line through the long beam of the cross and continue the line below the cross until meets a line which emanates from between Alpha and Beta Centauri perpendicularly.

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