Weegy: Polaris is situated near the north celestial pole, that is, the point in the sky toward which
the earth's north pole points. [ It follows that Polaris' observed elevation above the northern
horizon is about equal to the observer's north latitude (latitude north of the equator).
The highest possible altitude for any sky object is 90 degrees ... the point directly overhead, or
the "zenith". Since Polaris' altitude is roughly equal to ... (More)