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Click on a city below to see a map of the stars for that city. New cities will continue to be added, so don't worry if you do not see one near you. Each city has a map for one day in each of the twelve months. There are two maps for two different times during the given night. So, click on a city to find your path to the stars!


City State latitude longitude

Austin Texas 30.3o N 97.7o W
Denver Colorado 39.75o N 105.00o W
Detroit Michigan 42.33o N 83.05o W
New York City New York 40.75o N 74.0o W
San Francisco California 37.8o N 122.4oW
Seattle Washington 47.61o N 122.34oW

Constellations

Portraits of stars and their constellations Created by Jim Kaler , Prof. of Astronomy, University of Illiniois.

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