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Daily cosmobite: finding south

How to find south using the Southern CrossThe Southern Cross gives us an easy means of finding south on any clear night. Extend its long axis by four and a half times its length to reach a point known as the South Celestial Pole. South is the point on the horizon directly below the pole.

How to find south using the Southern Cross. Chart Nick Lomb

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