Pole star Health tsar: The Evolution of Pole and Pole in the Olympics. So here is a blog that is bound to cause controversy but that is not my intention. Pole Dance, Pole Sports or Pole Fitness (whatever you like to call it) has evolved so much since I started teaching back in 2004... #polebloghop #poledance #pdbloggers
This is an original, not reproduction, vintage miniature map featuring a North Pole view of the world in a star with an eagle above. The print is smaller than the image, measuring approximately 3 by 4 inches.
Nocturnal, 17th century Florence, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, inv. 2494 This portable instrument was used to calculate the nighttime hour by measuring the angular distance between the Pole Star and a star, corresponding to the month in the year.
Timekeeping in Egypt c. 600 BCE - Egypt Ancient Egyptian astronomer-priests used this instrument for timekeeping at night. They used a sighting stick to align the merkhet with the Pole Star, making a north–south line. Watching certain stars cross this line enabled them to determine the time.