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4 Top Contributors all making the same mistake!!!! Circumpolar galaxies do not rise and set :-) ... Well I guess you could say that all of them do (some several 100 billion). ... Well done Al Bart. However, someone who asks such a question will hardly understand circumpolar objects ... - read more
No. The Earth rotates on its axis. It SEEMS the galaxies rise and set. They do nothing of the sort, they stay put. The apparent motion of the stars is caused by the rotation of the Earth. - read more
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