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How to IDENTIFY NORTH from the Dark Nigh sky ?

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Asked by anantharaman, 22 Aug '12 11:38 pm
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The North Star (Druv Tara )can help in finding the Northern direction at night without a compass.

If youre having trouble finding the North Star as it is not one that is very distinct, you have to first locate the Big Dipper or Ursa Major constellation.

A line drawn through two stars of the Ursa Major point to the North Star which is located at the tip of the Ursa Minors handle. The North Star is located in the same direction as that of the polar axis and so it does not vary. For a very long time the North Start was how sailors at sea determined the direction they were headed in.
Answered by sweet heart, 22 Aug '12 11:48 pm

 
  
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Pole star
Answered by narendra sharma, 24 Aug '12 12:07 am

 
  
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Check the compass
Answered by iqbal seth, 23 Aug '12 07:35 am

 
  
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You can see the saptha rishi mandalam which has 7 stars in the shape of no 5 .proceeding through the top st line you can easily locate the north pole star which is always in the north.
Answered by Panneer Selvam, 23 Aug '12 05:51 am

 
  
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By locating Saptrishis (right now not able to remember its English name) and North Star .
Answered by Vasant Naramdev, 22 Aug '12 11:40 pm

 
  
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The north pole star,Dhruv tara
Answered by manvika, 22 Aug '12 11:40 pm

 
  
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Take latest phone and check the campus
Answered by sigma, 22 Aug '12 11:39 pm

 
  
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Pole star
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 24 Aug '12 04:27 pm

 
  
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