There are a lot of resources for both beginning and advanced star gazers; below is a small selection of apps, software books and maps.

Apps and software

When coming to watch Jasper's night skies, don't forget your iPhone/iPad, or laptop!

Starwalk iPhone appThis is the Star Walk app. When you point your iOS device at the sky you can see the constellations build live in front of you! SkyView is another astronomy app which is free.

Stellarium is a free program for PCs that provides a lot of details on stars, planets, and satellites; it is also available as an iPhone app. Customize Stellarium with a landscape for Pyramid Island.

 

Resources from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada publishes several excellent resources for both beginning and advanced astronomers:

Other resources

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