The Night Sky is a rotating star finder- or planisphere that allows the user to recognize the constellations for any time of night, any day of the year. The sky appears to rotate (due to the rotation and orbital motion of the earth), so to be successful recognizing the constellations a beginner needs to know which stars are above the horizon at any time.
This is the full-sized version of The Night Sky suitable for the 40Â°-50Â° latitude zone (northern United States and parts of Europe)….
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Here's an all-sky map that's good anytime throughout the year. Sky & Telescope's Star Wheel features the iconic S&T monthly star chart, replotted as a planisphere, complete with ac..
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From the Finders series: Learn to find and identify constellations, the patterns people all over the world see as we look up at the night sky from earth. Includes names and star st..
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The complete beginner's guide to navigating the night sky Star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and all 88 major constellations are now within reach with Planisphere and Starfinder. Sta..
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A step-by-step guide to knowing the night sky. Find northern hemisphere constellations easily by starting small and expanding your knowledge. This guide is meant to be taken outsid..
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Perfect for experienced stargazers and beginners alike, Sky & Telescope's Pocket Sky Atlas will have you exploring the heavens in no time! Sky & Telescope's celestial atlases are t..
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This is a clear, vivid text with charts and maps showing the positions of the constellations the year round...