My friend Andy is an astrology buff. I am not.
That’s why I love it when he reminds Jim and I of the best nights that we can see the coolest things in the skies above. (You know like meteor showers projected for our area, eclipses, etc).
I thought I’d share with you one of the coolest tools that Andy found.
It’s called Starry Night. It explains exactly which stars and planets are appearing right now above your house (or hotel, or boat, or camping tent… or wherever you might be). In our case, it’s our hot tub!
How Starry Night Works
It starts out showing the skies above Toronto, Canada.
All you need to do to change it to your area is enter your own Zip Code then change to the current time and the map will update automatically.
If you want to, you can choose specifically what you want to see:
When you see the picture, then click N, S, W, or E to view each sky separately.
Try it yourself:
More Fun Ways To View Starry Night
View Starry Night on a Mac computer.
Other Fun Night Sky Tools
- See What’s In Your Sky At Night
- Up-To-Date Night Sky Info For Today
- 10 Brightest Stars
- AstroViewer: View Your Night Sky On The Internet
- Photographic Guide To The Constellations
- Night Sky Viewing Of The Planets