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
- William B. Ashworth, Jr., Out of This World: The Golden Age of the Celestial Atlas (Kansas City, MO: Linda Hall Library, 2007).
- Chet Raymo, 365 Starry Nights (Simon & Schuster, 1990)
- Short introductions to the night sky in astronomy, literature and mythology for every night of the year.
- Richard Hinckley Allen, Star Names - Their Lore and Meaning (Dover reprint)
- 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
- Constellation Station by Aristoplay
- A delightful way to learn the constellations, for families and groups of all ages
- David Chandler Planisphere
- Select a large version for your latitude.