Stellarium

Stellarium is an online planetarium software which you can download for free here:

Stellarium can help you to find your named star in the sky. After you have installed the software, follow the instructions in the quick user manual.


Quick user manual


Press F11: The full screen mode can be switched on and off.
Press F2: Please select your language and close the window.
Press F4: Please switch off the atmosphere and go to menu item "Markings".
"Markings": Please switch on the four points on the right side and go to menu item "Landscape".
"Landscape": Please switch off the first, second and last point and close the window.
Press F3: Please use "Object" or "Lists" to search planets, constellations or your star (e.g. HIP 80763).
Press F1: You get a detailed instruction.