Printable finder charts for Fides
|Date span||Date of |
|Dark on light||Light on dark|
|Oct 2023 – Mar 2024||18 Dec||| PNG | PDF (RGB) | PDF (CMYK) | SVG |||| PNG | PDF (RGB) | PDF (CMYK) | SVG ||
|Aug 2027 – Jan 2028||28 Oct||| PNG | PDF (RGB) | PDF (CMYK) | SVG |||| PNG | PDF (RGB) | PDF (CMYK) | SVG ||
The charts above are were generated using StarCharter, a command-line tool for producing vector-graphics charts of the night sky, written by the author and freely available for download.
The paths of the planets are taken from the DE405 planetary ephemeris computed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Planetary positions were extracted from the DE405 files using EphemerisCompute, which was also written by the author, and is also freely available for download.
Asteroid positions are computed from orbital elements made available by Ted Bowell at the Lowell Observatory. Comet positions are computed from orbital elements published by the Minor Planet Center (MPC).