Map the stars

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You can find true north even if you don’t have a com­pass. You will need to know at least one con­stel­la­tion, though, and that’s Ursa Ma­jor (‘the plough’). Find the end of the ‘pan’ part of the shape (see above), then plot an imag­i­nary line up from the edge of the pan to the very next bright star.

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