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Which statement aout declination is FALSE.
a. Polaris is almost at +90 degrees
b. Stars passing your zenith have a declination equal to your local latitude
c. Its origin is the celestial equator
d. It is measured eastward in units of time
e. It is much like latitude on the earths globe

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    Declination is measured in degrees. Right Ascension is measured in hours. What does that tell you?

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