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What is a Planisphere?
A planisphere consists of a star chart and a viewer. Construct yours now by following the instructions on this page.
Many of the brightest stars may be recognized as parts of constellations. Ancient peoples identified mythical creatures in the patterns formed by groups of stars. To find out which stars and constellations are visible at any time during the year, download the PDF version of the star chart and planisphere sky viewer and follow these instructions:
What to do: