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North Star necklace - ROSE GOLD - North Star is also known as Pole star, Polaris, which is the brightest star in the sky, often use for....@joshkrzyzanowsk....this is it!

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Polaris, the north star, sits within half a degree of the north celestial pole, this was not always so. Earth's rotational axis undergoes a slow, 26,000-year wobble, known as precession, around the perpendicular to its orbit around the Sun, as a result of which the position of the sky's rotational pole, around which all the stars seem to go, constantly changes. Around the time of the Greek poet Homer, Kochab was the north pole star. Among the best ever, however, was Thuban, which was almost…

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Precession Sky Chart: The 26,000-year precession cycle causes the north celestial pole to move counter-clockwise relative to the backdrop stars. Whichever star is closest to the north celestial pole is the Pole Star.

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Polaris is our North Pole Star... For Now

Introducing our pole star the famous Polaris. It has been the North Pole star for several thousand years.

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Polaris is our North Pole Star... For Now

Polaris is our North Pole Star... For Now: Changes in Latitude...Polaris Helps You Figure Them Out

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Polaris is our North Pole Star... For Now

Polaris is our North Pole Star... For Now: How to Find Polaris

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