South celestial pole

alt label
S c p
S. c. p.
dcterms modified equal to or less than 2020-11-19T16:02:33.861Zequal to or more than 2020-11-19T16:02:33.861Z
broader original
1538 original
definition The point in the southern hemisphere where the rotation axis of the Earth touches the celestial sphere. In contrast to the north celestial pole, no bright star is visible in that direction.
Resource original
Concept original
contributor AAS_Frey.Katie original