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What constellations would you see in the northern hemisphere?

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Half of all constellations are visible from the north pole, and

all of them are visible from one inch north of the equator.

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No. One of the better known constellations in the northern hemisphere is the big dipper. People in the southern hemisphere can't see this. In the south the well known constellation is the southern cross, and you can't see this in the northern hemisphere.


Yes, but not all constellations you can see on the northern hemisphere are visible on the southern hemisphere, and vice-versa.


9pm september, in northern hemisphere source: http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/constellations/Aquila.htm


In the northern hemisphere during the autumn months. See the related link below for help on where and when to see constellations from your area.


This is true if you live in the northern hemisphere. You can't see the southern stars because the bulk of the Earth is in the way. Different constellations are visible in each hemisphere, a constellation in the northern sky can be difficult or impossible to see from the southern hemisphere of the Earth, and vice versa. The reason is that the axis of the Earth's rotation is fairly constant. In its annual journey around the Sun it generally points in the same direction; people in the northern hemisphere will generally see the same constellations year round, and the same in the southern hemisphere. Those living near the equator see some of both. The tilt of the Earth's axis also makes some constellations somewhat seasonal, because of a slight change of the viewer's angle to the night sky.


This is my birthday! If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, you can see a TON of constellations: Orion, Taurus, Gemini, Leo, Canis Major - too many to name.


You can only see constellations at night. However, not all are visible at one time or one location. During the year the viewable constellations change as the earth orbits the sun. Also, there are ones that can only be viewed in the northern or southern hemisphere not both.


No I can't, because I live on Earth and there's no place on Earth where that's possible.


During summer nights in the Northern Hemisphere, one can see Lynx, Ursa Major and Minor, Auriga, Draco and several other constellations looking north at the night sky. At the south, sky gazers can find Virgo, Libra, Centaurus among others.


There are no constellations in the northern hemisphere, but several of them are visibleto observers located there.Depending where you are in the northern hemisphere, you can see anywhere betweenhalf of all the visible stars (from the north pole) to all of the visible stars (from the equator).At any location on earth, Aries is visible during some part of the year.


To see it best is to see it overhead. That would be in Winter - in the northern hemisphere.


There is one zodiac constellation that is not included in the traditional zodiac calendar. That constellation is Ophiuchus, and it lies between Scorpius and Sagittarius. This means there are 13 zodiac constellations. Constellations cannot be "hidden," so to speak. They are a fabrication of the human mind and would not exist elsewhere in the universe as we see them on Earth. Currently, we have 88 constellations (some of which are Northern hemisphere constellations, others of which are Southern hemisphere constellations) and their boundaries (constellations are not just the stars that make up a shape, but every celestial object in a defined region in the sky) fill the entire sky.


It depends where you are on Earth. You can see it all year round from many places in the Northern Hemisphere. The constellations are called "circumpolar" when they are always above the horizon, but it does depend on the latitude of the observer.


Ursa Major is one of the constellations that is visible all year round in the northern hemisphere. Winter nights are longer and darker, so it is better to see it then.


Hawaii is in the Northern Hemisphere. However, at 21 degrees North Latitude, you can see both the Northern Hemisphere and most of the Southern Hemisphere.


Rome, the capital of Italy, is in the northern hemisphere. You cannot see the Southern Lights from the northern hemisphere.


If you are in the northern hemisphere and know where to look, you can see Auriga quite well in February. See the related link below for more information on where it and other constellations can be seen from your location at any time.


Look up. Seriously, just check which constellations you're likely to see (it depends on the seasons and whether you're in the northern or southern hemisphere) online, so you know vaguely what to look for, and maybe have a book or map with constellations in/on it with you if you're not used to spotting them. Then step outside and look up.


because during the summer the northern hemisphere is tilted toward the sun and the southern hemisphere is tilted away. this tilt of our planet is about 21 degrees and shows us different views of the night sky as we tilt back a forth with the seasons. So in the winter you would see a lower portion of the sky and in the summer you are seeing a higher portion of the sky. You will be able to see many of the same constellations (called circumpolar constellations since they are near the poles and can seen year round) but constellations closer to the horizon and closer to the equator will change


The main circumpolar constellations, which cannot be seen from the Northern hemisphere are Carina, Centaurus (Centaur) and Crux (Southern Cross). Carina is part of what used to be Argo Navis, a large ship, but has since been divided into three smaller constellations, Carina (the keel), Puppis (the poop deck) and Vela (the sails). Hydra (Snake), Pavo (Peacock), Musca (Fly), Apus (Bird) and Chamaeleon are some smaller ones which might be mainly or exclusively visible in the South. Most of the other constellations can be seen at some time during the year from the Northern hemisphere, although countries far north may not see them.


That will depend upon where in the world you are and which winter solstice you mean. In the northern hemisphere, the winter solstice is in December. What you would see at sunrise will differ depending on where in the world you are. People see different constellations in different parts of the world. In the southern hemisphere, the winter solstice is in June. Again, depending on where you are in the world, you will see different things. So there is no simple answer to your question.


There are 88 "official" constellations as recognized by the International Astronomical Union, the IAU. Everyone has their own "favorite" constellations.Perhaps the three easiest constellations to see in the northern hemisphere are Ursa Major, Cassiopeia, and Orion the Hunter. Ursa Major is the constellation that contains the Big Dipper, and Cassiopeia is the "chair" or big W in the sky. Most people recognize Orion the Hunter, which rises in the evening in the fall.


People do talk about them. You probably live in the northern hemisphere, so the Northern Lights are more relevant there. In the southern hemisphere, people would be talking about the Southern Lights, as that is what they might be able to see. Where they are, they would not be talking about the Northern Lights.


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I would have thought it didn't matter as long as you were in the Northern Hemisphere.



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