Sky Maps and Sky Views

Two lists here contain locations for MAPS of the sky and LIVE VIEWS, or nearly live views, of the sky.


An online interactive sky map with links to SDSS sky survey images. This site might be run by SDSS, but there is nothing on the site to confirm this. 

Downloadable monthly sky map

Browser gives star maps and data about selected objects

Nice guide to small telescope objects  

(PDF) Equatorial star charts and polar charts like the ones from Sky & Telescope

Very nice set of charts in color or Black & White (PDF)

charts for variable star observing

 Sky maps, logbook. very versatile and useful.


Raw images of the night sky.  Nightly pictures are posted from a roof top camera.
Unfortunately no longer in operation.  Archived images from July, 1996 through August, 2006.

Live night sky cameras

Live telescope views.

Live views of the sun

Live night sky views

latest images from SOHO

Click on All Sky camera or Sky monitor


Go to Images & Data Sources CLICK HERE

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