Q. 484.4( 18 Votes )

Why does Pole Star appear to be stationary in the sky?

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The pole star appears to be stationary from the Earth, because it is situated close to the direction of the axis of rotation of the Earth. The Pole Star is not visible from the southern hemisphere. Some of the northern constellations like Ursa Major may also not be visible from some points in the southern hemisphere.


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