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website to track stars?
« on: February 10, 2014, 11:13:15 PM »
Hey, I've noticed for a couple years now that really early in the morning I see a big reddish star low in the sky towards the SE.  I'm really curious what this star is? Does anyone here know of a good website where you can type in your location, etc, to find out what I'm seeing? Thanks
 

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Re: website to track stars?
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2014, 07:16:10 AM »
If the star isn't twinkling it's probably Mars.
These are both good sites: space.com or nightskyinfo.com
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Re: website to track stars?
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2014, 04:05:57 AM »
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« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2014, 06:00:27 AM »
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Re: website to track stars?
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2014, 11:55:51 AM »
Haha, I was going to say TMZ.
 

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« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2014, 05:35:44 PM »
Haha, I was going to say TMZ.

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Re: website to track stars?
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2014, 08:33:44 AM »
Do you have a smartphone?  They have pretty good apps where you just point your phone in the direction and it shows you a star map of what should be there based on location, time, and season.

The Night Sky and Google Star Map (or something similar) are the two I whip out when wanting to impress the girlfriend.  :lol:
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Re: website to track stars?
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2014, 01:21:42 PM »
Do you have a smartphone?  They have pretty good apps where you just point your phone in the direction and it shows you a star map of what should be there based on location, time, and season.

The Night Sky and Google Star Map (or something similar) are the two I whip out when wanting to impress the girlfriend.  :lol:

I don't need a smartphone to impress women, I just rely on my encyclopedic knowledge of all things 8) 
 

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Re: website to track stars?
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2014, 12:38:26 AM »
Do you have a smartphone?  They have pretty good apps where you just point your phone in the direction and it shows you a star map of what should be there based on location, time, and season.

The Night Sky and Google Star Map (or something similar) are the two I whip out when wanting to impress the girlfriend.  :lol:

I don't need a smartphone to impress women, I just rely on my encyclopedic knowledge of all things 8)

hehe you *are* the smartphone


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