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Southern Hemisphere

Get southern hemisphere reviews and study guides here. Learn about southern hemisphere or brush up on your skills. Thorough explanations and practice examples will help you review astronomy.

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  • 1.

    Southern Coordinates Help

    Introduction to the Sky "Down Under" Suppose that you live in Charleston, South Carolina. Imagine that you go to bed, and in the morning, you awaken in Sydney, Australia, and do not know that you have been ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Southern Circumpolar Constellations Help

    Introduction to Southern Circumpolar Constellations From the latitude of 35°S, the circumpolar constellations encompass much of the sky. At some time or other during the year, it is possible to see more of the sky ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 3.

    Constellations of the Southern Autumn Help

    Constellations of the Southern Autumn—Libra Imagine that it is still the same night and still the same time (10:00 ), and you turn your attention toward the east, north, and west, that part of the sky not confined ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Constellations of the Southern Winter Help

    Constellations of Southern Winter—Hercules Now imagine that it is the middle of July—the dead of the southern-hemispheric winter—and that you are outdoors at around 10:00 The circumpolar constellations ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Constellations of the Southern Spring Help

    Constellations of the Southern Spring—Pisces and Aries Now imagine that it is around 10:00 in the middle of October and that you are at the latitude of Sydney, Buenos Aires, or Cape Town (approximately 35°S). ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 6.

    Constellations of the Southern Summer Help

    Constellations of the Southern Summer—Canis Major and Lepus Finally, let’s look at the late-evening sky in the middle of January. Here are the prominent new constellations of the southern-hemispheric summer ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 7.

    The Southern Sky Practice Problems

    Review the following concepts if needed: Southern Coordinates Help

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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