Monthly Start Chart
September evening skies over Hawai‘i
Jupiter shines at mag. -2 in the southwest after sunset, not far from Antares. Saturn follows east of Jupiter at mag 0.4 in Sagittarius. Uranus, at mag 5.7 is positioned well for viewing this month in the constellation Aries. September is also a good time to view Neptune in the constellation Aquarius where it shines at mag. 7.8 at opposition on September 9th.
Monthly Moon Phase Calendar
Making Your Own Star Charts
This star chart is produced using the Cartes du Ciel Sky Charts program written by Patrick Chevalley.
This free program runs on Windows and Macintosh computers. If you are interested in making your own star charts for use at home or school, you may obtain a copy of the program and its documentation from this website.
This program is very powerful and can be used to generate star charts far more detailed than the one provided here.