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Old 29-04-2021, 06:34 PM
Finbar (Barry)
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Originally Posted by castor View Post
I might also attempt to see if I can find Gamma and Beta Ursae Minoris - the two guardians of the pole, in the Little Dipper. In theory they are visible from Darwin. Do you know what time they culminate in early May?
According to Stellarium, from Darwin on the night of 04/05 May, for example:
Beta UMi - culminates about 3.5 alt around 00:40am
Gamma Umi - culminates about 5.75 alt around 1:30am

Hope this helps.
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