Night Sky Blues? Get 21 Free Star Charts

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Night Sky

Are you unsure of what you’re looking at when gazing at the night sky through your telescope? Are you just beginning your binoculars journey through the stars? Check out these free star charts made several years ago by Andrew L. Johnson.

Charts vary by declination (Dec) and right ascension (RA) which are the latitude and longitude equivalents in the celestial realms.

Click a chart below to access the full PDF version that you can save and print as needed.

North of declination +65
1: North of declination +65

RA 0h to 4h, Dec +65 to +20
2: RA 0h to 4h, Dec +65 to +20

RA 4h to 8h, Dec +65 to +20
3: RA 4h to 8h, Dec +65 to +20

RA 8h to 12h, Dec +65 to +20
4: RA 8h to 12h, Dec +65 to +20

RA 12h to 16h, Dec +65 to +20
5: RA 12h to 16h, Dec +65 to +20

RA 16h to 20h, Dec +65 to +20
6: RA 16h to 20h, Dec +65 to +20

RA 20h to 0h, Dec +65 to +20
7: RA 20h to 0h, Dec +65 to +20

RA 0h to 4h, Dec +20 to -20
8: RA 0h to 4h, Dec +20 to -20

RA 4h to 8h, Dec +20 to -20
9: RA 4h to 8h, Dec +20 to -20

RA 8h to 12h, Dec +20 to -20
10: RA 8h to 12h, Dec +20 to -20

RA 12h to 16h, Dec +20 to -20
11: RA 12h to 16h, Dec +20 to -20

RA 16h to 20h, Dec +20 to -20
12: RA 16h to 20h, Dec +20 to -20

RA 20h to 0h, Dec +20 to -20
13: RA 20h to 0h, Dec +20 to -20

RA 0h to 4h, Dec -20 to -65
14: RA 0h to 4h, Dec -20 to -65

RA 4h to 8h, Dec -20 to -65
15: RA 4h to 8h, Dec -20 to -65

RA 8h to 12h, Dec -20 to -65
16: RA 8h to 12h, Dec -20 to -65

RA 12h to 16h, Dec -20 to -65
17: RA 12h to 16h, Dec -20 to -65

RA 16h to 20h, Dec -20 to -65
18: RA 16h to 20h, Dec -20 to -65

RA 20h to 0h, Dec -20 to -65
19: RA 20h to 0h, Dec -20 to -65

South of declination -65
20: South of declination -65

A supplementary chart, which is numbered 11a, is below.

RA 11.5h to 13.5h, Dec +20 to 0
11a: RA 11.5h to 13.5h, Dec +20 to 0

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