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PLANISPHERES
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All sky watchers need a planisphere to quickly show the location of stars and constellations for any date and time. Note: Planispheres are designed for specific latitudes so be sure to select one for your latitude.


The Night Sky Planisphere by David Chandler
The Night Sky Planisphere

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A popular and inexpensive 8-inch diameter, two-sided planisphere designed to depict the night sky with less distortion than regular planispheres. Available for several latitudes, and in a smaller 5-inch edition.
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Night Sky Editions
Latitude 20° to 30° North
Latitude 30° to 40° North
Latitude 40° to 50° North
Latitude 50° to 60° North
Southern Hemisphere


Guide to the Stars

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A large 16-inch diameter information-rich planisphere (plastic) for use anywhere between latitude 30° & 60° North. Also available in a Southern Hemisphere edition.
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STAR ATLASES
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New 2nd Edition
October 2019


Pocket Sky Atlas: Jumbo Edition
Pocket Sky Atlas
Jumbo Edition (8.25 x 11.5 in)

Updated edition of the most highly regarded star atlas for use at the telescope. Featuring 80 star charts including close-up star charts of interesting star fields.
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interstellarum Deep Sky Atlas
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Deep Sky Atlas

An outstanding new star atlas featuring 114 star charts, over 200,000 stars to mag. 9.5, and 15,000 deep-sky objects.
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Star Maps for Beginners
Orion DeepMap 600
Bright Star Atlas 2000.0
Norton's Star Atlas
The Cambridge Star Atlas
The Observer's Sky Atlas
Pocket Sky Atlas
Sky Atlas 2000.0 Deluxe
Interstellarum Deep Sky Atlas
Uranometria 2000.0

  The Evening Sky Map

The Evening Sky Map (PDF) is a 2-page monthly guide to the night sky suitable for all sky watchers including newcomers to Astronomy.

The Evening Sky Map (front)

Designed to print clearly on all printers, The Evening Sky Map is ready-to-use and will help you to:

  • Identify planets, stars and major constellations
  • Find sparkling star clusters, wispy nebulae & distant galaxies
  • Locate and follow bright comets across the sky
  • Learn about the night sky and Astronomy

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The Evening Sky Map is FREE for personal non-commercial use. Astronomy Education and Outreach groups may freely distribute printed handouts of The Evening Sky Map subject to the Terms of Use.

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The Evening Sky Map
Northern Hemisphere Edition

Drawn for latitude 40° North (suitable for North America, Europe, China, Japan, ...)

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Equatorial Edition

Drawn for latitude 0° (suitable for Central America, Central Africa, Indonesia, Singapore, ...)

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The Evening Sky Map
Southern Hemisphere Edition

Drawn for latitude 35° South (suitable for Australia, Southern Africa, South America, ...)

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GETTING STARTED:
SKY WATCHING
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All Time Best Seller


Nightwatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe

Best first Astronomy book. All time best seller in this category. Includes a set of star charts.
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ASTRONOMICAL
BINOCULARS & SCOPES


Celstron SkyMaster
Giant 15x70 Binoculars

(tripod adaptor optional)
You will be amazed at the celestial objects you can see with a good pair of binoculars. The Celestron SkyMaster 15x70 binoculars are an excellent, low-cost choice for the urban skywatcher.
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OBSERVING GUIDES
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New 5th Edition
January 2019


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Turn Left at Orion [book]
Turn Left at Orion

An outstanding guide to the night sky with detailed finder charts for 100's of objects (multiple star systems, nebulae, star clusters, and galaxies).
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CELESTIAL CARTOGRAPHY
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New 3rd Edition
August 2019


Star Maps by Nick Kanas
Star Maps: History, Artistry, and Cartography

An extensive reference book for map collectors, amateur astronomers, and historians of Astronomy and art.
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Printed on premium quality paper stock, rolled, and packaged in a clear, hard plastic tube
National Geographic Solar System poster
The Heavens
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Star charts and constellations for both Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Chart shows 2,844 stars, nebulae and star clusters visible to the unaided eye.
Size: 23" x 30"
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National Geographic Earth's Moon poster
The Earth's Moon
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Detailed map of both sides of the Moon showing hundreds of lunar features and the lunar mission landing spots. Includes graphics and descriptions of the Moon's phases, and much, much more.
28" x 42"
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National Geographic Milky Way poster
The Milky Way
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Computer-generated image of the Milky Way showing positions of 100's of thousands of stars & nebulae. Shows Earth's location and includes photos, descriptions and other features.
24" x 36"
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