Explain why the Pole Star appears to be stationary in the sky and all other stars appear to revolve around it from east to west.
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The Pole Star lies exactly over the the Earth's axis of rotation, while the other stars don't. So, when the Earth rotates from West to East, the stars will appear to move from East to West to an observer on Earth. But the Pole Star will appear stationary to the same individual.