Beginner resources

A few resources to get started are listed immediately below. "Resources" as used here refer to any print or online sources of information other than the high resolution images featured on this site (the latter are listed under "Sources").

Print and Online


  • Star Walk (phone)
    • Easy to use; also for Apple Watch.
  • SkySafari and SkySafari Pro (phone and computer)
    • Custom sky maps provided on this site were created as screenshots in SkySafari Pro.
  • Stellarium (computer)
    • Open source planetarium software with a realistic and beautiful night sky

Kits and Games