Sky Maps to help you find astronomical objects

Calendar and observation calculator – very comprehensive site

Interesting site for those searching for satellites and other ‘objects in the sky’.

A Sky mapping program from Switzerland. Go to their site and search for ‘Homeplanet’ – links for downloading + instructions will be found on the appropriate page.

Site dealing with all details of SkyMap – one of the most comprehensive mapping programs available. The program is availabe in various versions and numerous ‘upgrades’ are provided. Not free, but extremely powerful

Sky & Telescope observing Almanac
Direct link to the Sky & Telescope interactive sky map and viewing almanac. You can enter your own longitude and latitude coordinates, for a personalised site. Also shows any visible passes of the International Space Station.

Stellarium Astronomy Software

Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope.

Your Sky
Another site that provides you with personalised sky maps in various formats.

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