The direction to the North Star is the direction to the north. Autumn astronomically falls on a period close to the day of the autumnal equinox. Therefore, day and night are approximately equal. Therefore, on the way to the forest (and this is morning) the Sun should be on the right in the direction of travel. On the way back, the hunter goes south in the evening, therefore, the Sun is in the west. The sun should be on the right.
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