The point in the sky directly above the South Pole of the Earth. As the Earth turns around its axis of rotation, the sky appears to turn, in the opposite direction, about an axis through the North and South Celestial Poles.
(SCP): projection of the Earth's south pole onto the sky. The SCP altitude = the observer's southern latitude.
the celestial pole above the southern hemisphere
The point in the sky directly above Earth's south pole.
Point on the celestial sphere directly above the Earth's south pole.
the point in the sky to which Earth's Geographical South Pole points
A direction determined by the projection of the Earth's South Pole onto the celestial sphere. The SCP is exactly 180 degrees from the North Celestial Pole and corresponds to a declination of -90 degrees.