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Producing a Star Atlas

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Section of Equator

To produce an atlas of the entire sky, that is suitable for printing, you can use StarChart to plot sectors around the celestial equator and RadialStarChart to plot the polar caps.

For example, here is one of the six sectors around the celestial equator:

StarChart[Sector5,
ConstellationLabelsRuleTrue,
StarLabelsRuleTrue,
EpilogRule(StarNames[ToExpression[#1]]&)
/@ Names["Constellation`*"]];1;

South Polar Cap

Here is the south celestial polar cap:

RadialStarChart[SouthCelestialPole,
RadialAngleRule35 Degree,
ConstellationLabelsRuleTrue,
StarLabelsRuleTrue,
EpilogRule(StarNames[ToExpression[#1]]&)
/@ Names["Constellation`*"]];1;

Colored Atlas

You could produce a colored star atlas as well:

StarChart[Sector5,
ConstellationLabelsRuleTrue,
StarLabelsRuleTrue,
StarColorsRuleTrue,
EpilogRule{RGBColor[1,1,0],
(StarNames[ToExpression[#1]]&)
/@ Names["Constellation`*"]}];1;

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