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What star can be used to work out where due North is?

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  1. tham153

    Currently Polaris. Circa 2500 B.C. Thuban. Around 8000 A.D. Vega

  2. Morningfox

    Just about any of them. You look at the circle they make in the sky over a day, or a part of the circle if it's a few hours. The center of the circle is due north or south. Or you might be able to figure the center with just a glance, if you know the patterns of the stars.

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