Telling Time by the Stars

The stars rise and set just like our sun, and for people in the northern hemisphere, the Big Dipper circles the north star Polaris once every 24 hours. Note that the circle traced out by the Big Dipper has 24 hours, not 12.

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One Response to “Telling Time by the Stars”
  1. bac051201 says:

    Cool! It’s like your an how hunters used to tell time while they were out hunting!

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