Thanks, Mike then I can take that axis as being the geographical/physical axis of rotation , (he he ) rather than the magnetic axis....Now theren is a question? Are we sposed to be rotating around the magnetic axis or the other one? Philip. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Mike" <mboyd@xxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <geocentrism@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 8:03 PM Subject: [geocentrism] Re: celestial pole Hi Philip, Philip wrote: > What is this North CelestialPole.....anyone? Must be a convention of some > sort. As the universe (a sphere?) is not polarised...... http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=celestial+pole&r=67 > celestial pole > n. > Either of two diametrically opposite points at which the of > extensions the earth's axis intersect the celestial sphere." http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=celestial%20sphere > celestial sphere > n. > An imaginary sphere of infinite extent with the earth at its center > on which the stars, planets, and other heavenly bodies appear to be > located. Regards, Mike.