petersburg picture

St. Petersburg, Russia


Click on a link to see an image of the full nighttime sky above you at various dates through the year. The time is approximately 9 PM local time for each date. There is no adjustment for Daylight Savings Time in the summer months. The sky chart for the date is drawn for the specified sidereal time.

Click on a constellation in the sky chart to see its name. You can also get the name of brighter stars in the same way.

On June 20 at 15h sidereal time, the sun will just be setting in the northwest. On this date at 9 PM local time you will not be able to see the stars. However, you will see the same sky with the same stars on May 5 around local midnight, when the sun will be below the horizon.

Nov. 5, 0h Dec. 20, 3h
Feb. 2, 6h Mar. 20, 9h
May 5, 12h June 20, 15h
Aug. 5, 18h Sep. 20, 21h

The photograph of St. Petersburg was taken from the St. Petersburg Photo & Picture Gallery.

Copyright © 1998 - 2004 by Arnold V. Lesikar,
Professor Emeritus
Dept. of Physics, Astronomy, and Engineering Science,
St. Cloud State University,St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498

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