You never know what you will see in the dark

Sky Charts and Maps

There are many online and app-based star charts available to help you locate planets, bright stars and constellations in the night sky. The interactive VirtualSky map shown above provides a simple view of the stars over southern Ontario. You can use your mouse or touchscreen to change viewpoints.

Click on any of the buttons below to find a sky map that is right for you. Note that Stellarium is also available for Windows, Mac and Unix-based PCs and also for Android and Apple devices.