How to find North using the stars is a blog about finding the cardinal direction of north by using the stars available in the Northern Hemisphere on a clear night.
I am not a survival expert and information in this blog should not be used in an un-safe, un-controlled or dangerous environment.
How to find North using the stars (Northern Hemisphere)
1. Orientate yourself
Find the “Big Dipper” constellation. Also known as the “Plough”
Constellation is seen below:
2. Align the stars
Use the bottom two stars of the Big Dipper to form an imaginary line which points to the Pole-Star
3. Face North
Turn and face in the direction of the Pole-Star and you are now facing North.
Remember: Find the big dipper, line up the two stars and find the Pole Star.
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