north celestial pole :
- n the celestial pole above the northern hemisphere; near Polaris
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- WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Northern Galaxy Duo
NGC 2276 and NGC 2300 are "boundary" targets in that they are the northernmost objects in the New General Catalog of space stuff. Being this close to the north celestial pole (and Polaris) makes them challenging targets for equatorial telescopes.
Feb. 23, 2014 - Wired News