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if i see a star tonight, will there ever be a time in the year when i wont be able to see the star anymore

i really like this kne star and i was wondering if i wont be able to see it eventually because the earth moves in a circle. or like will the star move so that i cant see it or find it? oh and i like it cuz its really big and shiny

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If the star rises and sets with the sun, you won't be able to see it because the sky will be too bright. As the Earth moves around the Sun, your star will be in the sky at night, when you can see it.

Polaris never sets. The only way to get away from it is to go south, in which case it may never rise for you.

http://www.ask.com/wiki/Circumpolar_star

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Well I think because some constellations can't be seen on different times of the year

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so that means that thee star will for surely not be seen all the time and il only see it ocassionally?
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Um... maybe. Can you tell us the star, someone might be able to look it up.
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aparently the stars we see in the sky are already dead but take thousands of years to fade out.

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it really depends on the star and where you live. Some stars move below the horizon during the year. Some stars dont. If you look "straight out" like not lifting your head up too much then you probably can only see it during certain times of the year. if you look straight up then you probably CAN see it always :)

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thanks that really helped :) but unfortunately i barely move my head yp to see it so i probably wont see yeaf round
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the closer you get to the equator the less the stars change is true also.... so maybe you live close to the equator... oh oh or close to the poles is true as well
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You both made me think... t hanks.
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The whole galaxy of stars are circling in same direction, your star will be visible for millions of years, un less it dies. Even then if its thousand of light years away you will continue to see it for thousands of years.if our sun were to go out right now, we would continue to see it for 8 and one half minutes, it takes that long for the light from our sun to reach us, when you see the sun you see it as it was 8 and one half minutes ago. Research light speed , research ask under science catagory, to really understand this

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Are you sure the large bright star you see is not actually the planet Venus , it's often mistaken for a big bright star
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