Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Star Charts, Best Viewing Times & Information

Click on any link to view:

Astromomical Twilight times for a year
Be sure not to miss the links to other Timetables for a year at the bottom of the page!

Detailed Interactive Sky Map
Really Cool!

Graphical moon phase calendar

Interactive Sky Chart From Sky and Telescope
Be sure to also utilize the helpful links on the left-hand sideboard under the heading "Observing".

Interactive Sky Charts
From Andromeda to Vulpecula
"At, we create quality, digital sky maps (star charts) for publication, education and other commercial applications. Choose from existing designs or request custom-made maps to meet your specific requirements."

Space Calander
"The Space Calendar covers space-related activities and anniversaries for the coming year. Included are over 1,800 links to related home pages."

Star Map

Enter your zip code and see your personal star map. Then on the interactive chart, click on a star, planet, sun or moon for more information. (Description, position, coordinates, distance from viewer, etc.)

The box on the bottom right will enlarge the screen and the arrow on the bottom right will show more related videos.