We’ll have a new “North Star” in just 1000 years | Precession of the Equinoxes

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The Earth’s axis is wobbling like a top, and in just 1000 years the north pole of the Earth will no longer point in the direction of Polaris, our current “North Star”. It also means the equinoxes are shifting where they occur in Earth’s orbit, changing our night skies. This is known as the “precession of the equinoxes”. Thankfully though our calendar already cleverly takes care of this…

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