Polaris is used as a celestial reference point for Earth's latitude system, because Polaris?
A)always rises at sunset and sets at sunrise
B)is located over Earth's axis of rotation
C)can be seen from any place on Earth
D)is a very bright star
- daniel gLv 72 months ago
B is most obvious here.
- VelikovskyLv 72 months ago
Guess its so much easier to copy/paste your homework here than taking a few seconds to think about it.
- Ronald 7Lv 72 months ago
B) Polaris is located at Earth's Celestial North Pole
Vertical to Earth's AxisSource(s): 'Nuff Z Squire !
- lenpol7Lv 72 months ago
'B' is the answer.
It is directly over the North Pole, hence its name 'Polaris'.
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- CliveLv 72 months ago
Do your own homework. You learn better that way.
- Bill-MLv 72 months ago
B. Is located over Earth's Axis of Rotation (I.E. The North Pole).
The Altitude of Polaris is your Latitude. In the Northern Hemisphere.