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Naked Eye Observations: Crash Course Astronomy #2

Key Facts In This Video

  1. In astronomy, "naked eye" observations are those that don't require binoculars or telescopes. 00:25

  2. There are 88 officially recognized constellations with delineated boundaries. 03:51

  3. Polaris, the North Star, appears fixed in place because it is close to the north celestial pole. 08:53

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