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Accuracy Of Our Maps

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The Planets Align - Scale

While the angle of each of the planetary bodies relative to the sun is exact, the distances from the sun to the individual bodies has been scaled down to for the sake of the print. Also, the individual planet sizes have also been reduced. It would be

Where is Planet 9 ?

😆 Well, if it exists, wouldn't we (and NASA and astronomers worldwide) love to know! It's almost incredible to think that a planet 5 to 10 times the size of our Earth might be sitting right in our own solar system, which makes it tempting to believe

The Planets Aligned

The Planets Aligned is wall art that presents a model of our solar system showing the planets as they are positioned relative to each other and the sun on a given date.By combining the latest data from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory with increasing

What Is The Grid?

Description of what the grid on the star map meansThe grid is the equatorial coordinates: Right-Ascension and Declination on the celestial sphere ... A bit like latitude longitude on land.But don't take our word for it, have a look at the link below

Your Star Map - choosing any date in the past or future and how it works!

Its all about Time & Space.We don't capture images on a daily basis - in fact, you can choose any dates in the future or any dates in the past!Our star catalogue comes from the European Space Agency's Hipparcos mission, a high precision catalogue of

The Science Behind Our Star Maps

How To Verify Your Star Map Is Accurate.From time to time a customer creates a star map and for one reason or another, doubts the accuracy of the print. We first need to be clear that our star maps have never been and will never be a "generic" print:

Is the Star Map Accurate?

.....Well of course it is but how do we do it?Our star catalog comes from the European Space Agency's Hipparcos mission, a high precision catalog of stars generated from over three year's of observations by the Hipparcos space-based telescope. You ca