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Family Activity Packet | Teacher Activity Packet | Lat/Long | Find Orion | Find Leo | Find Crux | Magnitude Charts

Compare the view of your nighttime sky to the Magnitude Charts below. This will determine the magnitude of the faintest stars that you can see at your location. When completing your observation, you will use the magnitude charts included in both the Family Activity Packet and Teacher Activity Packet. For practice, try the Observation Practice quiz!*

Orion Charts | Leo Charts | Crux Charts

Charts for the Constellation Orion at 40 deg N

Select the latitude closest to your location:
50° S | 40° S | 30° S | 20° S | 10° S | Equator | 10° N | 20° N | 30° N | 40° N | 50° N | 60° N
(Images modified from charts provided by Jan Hollan, of the Global Change Research Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)

cloudy sky magnitude 1 chart magnitude 2 chart
Cloudy Sky Magnitude 1 Chart Magnitude 2 Chart
magnitude 3 chart magnitude 4 chart magnitude 5 chart
Magnitude 3 Chart Magnitude 4 Chart Magnitude 5 Chart
magnitude 6 chart magnitude 7 chart  
Magnitude 6 Chart Magnitude 7 Chart  


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