Intermediate cases like Laramie
Stars close enough to the north celestial pole are always above the horizon,
and just circle the pole star.
Stars on the celestial equator rise in the east, move higher along a slanted path
which crosses the “meridian” to the south of the zenith, then descend and set
Stars far enough to the south never make it above the horizon.
From Voyages through the Universe, by Fraknoi et al.