Five Northern Circumpolar Constellations!

Hey, Sky Fans!

The other day we talked about circumpolar things. So, here are five constellations that are circumpolar for mid-northern latitudes. Figure around 40 degrees north latitude (Chicago, New York, Madrid, Istanbul, Beijing):

  1. Ursa Minor, the little bear
  2. Cassiopeia, the queen
  3. Draco, the dragon
  4. Camelopardalis, the giraffe
  5. Cephus, the king
The Northern Circumpolar Region  (from Stellarium)
The Northern Circumpolar Region (from Stellarium)

Clear skies, everyone!

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