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Archive | Night Sky

Night Sky & Planetarium for Chicago & Arlington Heights, Illinois [Can be Reset Anywhere, Anytime]

CURRENT NIGHT SKY IS REMARKABLE IN FEBRUARY 2012, SEE MORE …
What Was So Special About Chicago’s Beautiful West Night Sky?

Do you want a quick and easy way to see what’s up in the night sky in Chicago? Then click on the star field below that already shows a view looking North. A new window will open. Look for the “Reset time to now” command, upper left. If you want the night sky anywhere in the world, reset the location, upper right.



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A view of the night sky looking north May 29, 2009 at 1:08 a.m. Click the image to see the dynamic view for May 29, 2009, then use the controls to see the current view, or choose another date and time.

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A view of the night sky looking east August 29, 2009 at 1:08 a.m. Click the image to see the dynamic view of the night sky for August 29, 2009, then use the controls to see the current view, or choose another date and time.

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A view of the night sky looking east September 9, 2009 at 1:08 a.m. Because stars appear to advance from east to west, just like the sun, the sky at 1:08 a.m. on September 9, 2009, except for the moon, is about the same sky at 2:08 a.m. on August 29, 2009. In other words, the stars appear to advance ahead an hour as the year passes by … and the advance seen in one hour on a single night is about the same advance seen 11 days later at the exact same time. Click the image to see the dynamic view of the night sky for September 9, 2009, then use the controls to see the current view, or choose another date and time.

The location for the nearest whole numbers for latitude, longitude coordinates for Arlington Heights, Illinois is 42° North and 88° West (42,-88). The location is actually just south of Busse Woods and just southeast of Arlington Heights Road and Biesterfield Road in Elk Grove Village.*

Neave PLANETARIUM … or use the following link for an example head start … A specific preset view of the Neave Planetarium night sky looking north May 29, 2009 at 1:08 a.m. Click the link to see the dynamic view for May 29, 2009, then use the controls to see the current view, or choose another date and time.

Here is the weather section for enjoying the night sky. Using the ‘Night Sky’ section, it’s easy to find constellations, planets and bright stars and learn when they rise and when they set. A planetarium shows the sky, complete with stars, constellations, the Moon and the Sun, for the current date, or you can set the date and time for a future or past dates and times.

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  • Current Conditions : 68.2F, Clear - 2:18 AM CDT Sep. 4
    Temperature: 68.2°F | Humidity: 94% | Pressure: 29.96in ( Falling) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: West | Wind Speed: 0.0mph
  • Friday as of Sep. 3 9:27 PM CDT
    Friday - Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s inland... but only in the upper 70s near the lake. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Rest of Tonight as of Sep. 3 9:27 PM CDT
    Rest of Tonight - Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers through early overnight. Patchy fog. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Friday Night as of Sep. 3 9:27 PM CDT
    Friday Night - Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening shifting to the south after midnight.

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