Stargazing

The best sites to guide you around the night sky

1. The Night Sky This Month Rated: 4/5 by physics.org users

The Night Sky This Month

This site showcases objects visible in the night sky this month in the UK, a perfect accompaniment to astronomy.

2. Que tal in the current skies Rated: 5/5 by physics.org users

Que tal in the current skies

A useful astronomy based site for finding what is visible in the night sky at 40 degrees (N) latitude. Useful links to other sites.

3. The National Schools' Observatory Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

The National Schools' Observatory

A useful astronomy site for teachers or the general public. The site contains a moving orrery and the sky on any night selected.

4. Stellarium Rated: 4/5 by physics.org users

Stellarium

A great piece of software that simulates what you would see in the night sky at any location and any time.

5. Your sky map Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

Your sky map

Excellent site allowing you to customise sky maps for own location and date. Outstanding site: very useful for observing the sky.



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