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Subject: Does the Ecliptic Pole move?

Date: Wed May 19 19:22:48 2004
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Ok, I know that the Celestial Pole, as seen from Earth, moves in a circle 
around the Ecliptic Pole in Draco and some other Southern constellation 
(I think it's Dorado, but I can't be too sure.)

I'd like to know if the Ecliptic Pole is moving in any direction.

Re: Does the Ecliptic Pole move?

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