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Sky Tonight


Below you will find a map of what tonight's sky looks like - quite useful for some quick observing plans. You will also find a few links to some sites that offer further info.. oh and of couse, there is the weather links - very useful to determine if those clouds are going to blow away



Current Sky Chart



The sky at midnight on the 15th of the



Current Sky Chart

For a more detailed discription of the sky tonight we suggest you take a look at the BBC excellent monthly guide [here]. Also, [skymaps.com], offer a great facility of getting a very detailed map of the sky on a month by month basis (we quite often use these on observing nights).



The Weather



Possibly the most important aspect of controlling your evening's observing..

BBC Weather: [www.bbc.co.uk/weather]

Met Office:

University of Birmingham Observatory Weather Data:
[www.sr.bham.ac.uk/observatory/]