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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

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  • 2 months ago

    B is most obvious here.

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  • 2 months ago

    Guess its so much easier to copy/paste your homework here than taking a few seconds to think about it.

    B.

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  • 2 months ago

    B) Polaris is located at Earth's Celestial North Pole

    Vertical to Earth's Axis

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  • 2 months ago

    'B' is the answer.

    It is directly over the North Pole, hence its name 'Polaris'.

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  • Clive
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    2 months ago

    Do your own homework. You learn better that way.

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  • Bill-M
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    2 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.

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