Puerto Rico Graphical Sky Page

This pages show information about the current night sky as seem from Arecibo, Puerto Rico (18.3442° N, 66.7528° W). It also includes Earth and Moon views with corresponding shadow. These images are useful to quickly determine what stars, constellation, or planets are available at the moment in the night sky. For future planning you can use the tools linked at the title of each image to generate custom views. We recommend the open source software Stellarium to plan formal observations. Check the Puerto Rico Graphical Weather Page for current weather conditions. Refresh the page to update the images. Many other interactive astronomical tools are available from the Astronomy and Space Tools of John Walker.

Earth and Moon with Shadow

Stars are shown to magnitude 4. Click here for a printable higher resolution version with stars down to magnitude 6.

Other Resources