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Sky Maps

To make the most of your Galilean Nights observing experience, it will be important to know what will be visible in the sky in your area.

Find out what you will be able to see of Jupiter and its moons and how they appear in relation to each other throughout Galilean Nights on this excellent and clearly laid out webpage:

To find out what you will be able to see over the nights of October 22-24 then download a sky map for your region of the world. They are available in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish. The three regions covered are latitude 40° North for the countries in the Northern Hemisphere, an equatorial version for latitude 0° and a version for countries in the Southern Hemisphere for latitude 35° South. The maps are produced by

You may also want to check out our astronomy links page for recommended websites and software to help you to prepare.