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AZgazer
2004-Aug-01, 02:34 AM
I can't get Sky & Telescopes software to work so I can print a Sky Chart for tonight. It's the first clear night here in awhile and I am needing a Chart ASAP so I can go use the 16" Cass in my Club's Observatory... any suggestions? Thanks in advance. :)

SarahMc
2004-Aug-01, 02:44 AM
You can try Formilab (http://www.fourmilab.ch/yoursky/)

I prefer to print them out off my local planetarium software though. There's numerous good (and many free) programs out there. Cartes du Ciel comes immediately to mind as a one of the free packages.

AZgazer
2004-Aug-01, 02:51 AM
I have Cartes, but haven't had time to really use it and I haven't got it working quite right yet. :(

I will look at the one you listed. :)

AZgazer
2004-Aug-01, 02:54 AM
LOL, too funny. I had been running through a Google while waiting for a reply and was updating the page you listed. Great site, thanks. :)

savagemann
2004-Aug-01, 02:58 AM
I seem to remember Orion site having sky charts.
www.telescope.com

http://www.telescope.com/images/us//local/page_specific/learningcenter/07_Jul2004_col.gif

aurora
2004-Aug-02, 06:46 PM
You can try Formilab (http://www.fourmilab.ch/yoursky/)

I prefer to print them out off my local planetarium software though. There's numerous good (and many free) programs out there. Cartes du Ciel comes immediately to mind as a one of the free packages.

Others online include Weather Underground:

http://www.wunderground.com/sky/index.asp

Astronomy:
http://stardome.astronomy.com/stardome/default.aspx

I think Accuweather has one too.

more details available here:

http://www.edu-observatory.org/eo/starcharts.html