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Create your own map of the sky, find rise and set times for the Sun and Moon, get cross-over times for satelites, and more!


Go to Chris Peat’s Heavens-Above for all of this and so much more!


Click here to see a current map of the sky above Los Angeles.


Traveling? Create a chart for any location on Earth select from map or

list of locations or enter your coordinates


To use your map: Hold the chart over your head and orient it so that the directions on the outside of the chart match the directions on the ground. 

The chart shows the entire sky from horizon to horizon at the time indicated.



Try Griffith Observatory Sky Information


Click here for all the information one could ever want about astronomical and meteorological phenomena available through Griffith Observatory and other institutions. 

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