Explore the Sky
We're hoping you won't stop with the film and website but will get outside and have a look at the splendors of the night sky for yourself. Here are some tools to help you get started.
Your Sky Tonight, our digital star chart can be customized for your date and location; you can even set it to get the most suitable results depending on whether you're observing with the unaided eye, binoculars, or a small telescope.
The "How-To" videos provide brief introductions to using a star chart, binoculars, a telescope, taking astrophotos, and more.
Some basic primers for beginners on observing the night sky, meteor showers, and eclipses of the Moon.
Find a star whose light left on its way to us the year you were born.