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2 – POLARIS
Using a sighting of polaris to determine latitudes between the north pole and the equator is simple
And can be paraphrased thus :
“ take a sighting of polaris from any point north of the equator , and the angle at which polaris appears above the TRUE horizon is the latitude “
Now the flat earth claim immediately crumbles here
Because in reality – the lines of latitude are equidistant [ and even flat earther fantasy maps draw latitude lines equidistant ]
See pic :
This can be tested with a map – the measured distances between equal increments of latitude IS identical – do try this at home kids
Now lets demonstrate the flat earth siliness
This pic shows an alledged “ flat earth from the equator to the north pole – with the scale bar delineating 10 degree incriments of latitude
As shown – the flat earth delusion fails the polaris test – one obersvational dataset in – and the flat earth delusion has crashed
Spheriod earth model handles polaris observations perfectly
But hey – lets crash on
there - you now have the polaris explaination in thread - accept it or offer your rebuttal
The points made in the video and by the OP are moot, because the earth is round.
And for your information, any sphere which is not perfect, and bulges outward as ours does, cannot be called a simple sphere, hence the distinction.
now - back in the real world - the size of polaris is PERCIEVED to be identical from any point on earth where it is visible