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Relationship between Altitude and Latitude

  1. Sep 15, 2010 #1
    If you are in the southern hemisphere in winter and the South Celestial Pole has an altitude of 20 degrees, what is your latitude on earth?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 16, 2010 #2
    The celestial poles do not move much over the coarse of a year. If the celestial pole is 20 degrees above the horizon, you would be at a latitude of 20 degrees.
     
  4. Sep 17, 2010 #3
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