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The Southern Cross and Pointers

The Southern Cross and Pointers

The Southern Cross is at the centre of this photograph, just above and to the right of a dark region of the galaxy, where few stars are visible. The two bright Pointers are on the left.

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Starry Night Photography
Photograph by Chris Picking

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How to cite this page:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Southern Cross - Orientation and navigation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7484/the-southern-cross-and-pointers (accessed 24 August 2019)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006