Star map northern hemisphere. A star chart or star map also called a sky chart or sky map is a map of the night sky. When you have both northern hemisphere and southern hemisphere star wheels be very careful to get the correct wheel in the pocket. The heavens click to view detailed image star charts and constellations for both northern and southern hemispheres. In the northern hemisphere the pleiades star cluster becomes visible to evening observers in october and disappears in april.
With warnings about the fukushima disaster getting more dire every day many are wondering how they can avoid the inevitable radioactive fallout should things worsen in japan. The best online planetarium to help you find stars and planets in the night sky. A pole star or polar star is a star preferably bright closely aligned to the axis of rotation of an astronomical object. Starmap can be expanded at will matching the needs of everyone from casual users to advanced astronomers.
Look for the pleiades in autumn and winter. In the northern hemisphere around mid month. With regard to planet earth the pole star refers to polaris alpha ursae minoris a magnitude 2 star aligned approximately with its northern axis and a pre eminent star in celestial navigation. These marps are set for 9 pm.
Chart shows 2844 stars nebulae and star clusters visible to the unaided eye.