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We now offer the Cool It! card game in our Science Store. Cool It! is the new card game from UCS that teaches kids about the choices we have when it comes to climate change.

San Francisco Sky Maps

Choose a month and time to view a sky map for San Francisco, CA. If you live anywhere near San Francisco, your sky will look very much like the image shown. The 15th of every month was chosen as the day. There are two different times given, because the stars are constantly changing due to the rotation of the Earth. Good luck!

January 15, 9:00 PM
January 15, 2:00 AM
February 15, 9:00 PM
February 15, 2:00 AM
March 15, 9:00 PM
March 15, 2:00 AM
April 15, 9:00 PM
April 15, 2:00 AM
May 15, 9:00 PM
May 15, 2:00 AM
June 15, 9:00 PM
June 15, 2:00 AM
July 15, 9:00 PM
July 15, 2:00 AM
August 15, 9:00 PM
August 15, 2:00 AM
September 15, 9:00 PM
September 15, 2:00 AM
October 15, 9:00 PM
October 15, 2:00 AM
November 15, 9:00 PM
November 15, 2:00 AM
December 15, 9:00 PM
December 15, 2:00 AM
All star maps were created using Home Planet, courtesy of John Walker.

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The Summer 2010 issue of The Earth Scientist, available in our online store, includes articles on rivers and snow, classroom planetariums, satellites and oceanography, hands-on astronomy, and global warming.

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