Circumpolar Stars Research Paper

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Circumpolar stars are stars that are visible throughout the entire year because their path is always above the horizon. Circumpolar stars are located near celestial poles, so they travel in a smaller circle around the pole. Because stars that are farther away from the celestial poles travel in larger circles, their path is sometimes hidden by the horizon. According to the diagram on p. 29, more stars are circumpolar at the North Pole because it is directly beneath the north celestial pole. Standing at the North Pole, you would be able to see the entire path of all of the stars north of the celestial equator.
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