Definitions for "Celestial poles"
Keywords:  sphere, polaris, pole, sky, axis
Points about which the celestial sphere appears to rotate; intersections of the celestial sphere with the Earth's polar axis.
Two points, the North Celestial Pole, and the South Celestial Pole, which are at the ends of the imaginary axis about which the sky appears to turn.
The two points where Earth's axis of rotation is projected onto the celestial sphere.