Guiding Star

“We will make a new home out among the stars, and then we will know peace. Until that day…” —Arach Jalaal

Definition/Summary:

Metaphorically means a guiding principle

Guiding Star aka Lodestar (Polaris, or the North Star)

  • A pole star is a visible star, that is easily seen and approximately aligned with the Earth’s axis of rotation
  • A star whose apparent position is close to one of the celestial poles, and which lies approximately directly overhead when viewed from the Earth’s North Pole or South Pole
  • The concept also applies to planets other than the Earth.

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