Download your free April 2013 star map
Welcome to Stargazing 2013 – a place to help you discover and enjoy everything the UK night sky has to offer. Whether you’re stargazing with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope, we’ll help you find things you never knew existed. A great start is to download our free star map:
Download April’s star map for stargazing 2013 (PDF) (Right click to ‘Save as…’)
April 2013: The sky at 11 pm in mid-April, with Moon positions at three-day intervals either side of Full Moon. The star positions are also correct for midnight at the beginning of April, and 10 pm at the end of the month. The planets move slightly relative to the stars during the month.
What to look out for when stargazing this April 2013 – from our experts Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest