circumpolar

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English[edit]

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Circumpolar stars in a 30 min. exposure

Etymology[edit]

circum- +‎ polar

Adjective[edit]

circumpolar (not comparable)

  1. Located or found throughout a polar region.
  2. (astronomy) Of a celestial body, continually visible above the horizon during the entire 360 degrees of daily travel.
    • a circumpolar star

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