While adding landscape is common, did you know you can add your deep sky objects to Stellarium? You CAN! It’s not as simple as replacing the image in the main Stellarium directory, however. You need to generate information so Stellarium orients the object correctly, AND put them in a location where they won’t be lost after an update. So, sit back, and follow along!
In this video, we go over Stellarium for beginners. This is a general overview with a short setup guide. This video is part of a series where I will show how to set up Stellarium with your gear and location. Dark sky tip of the week: Talk to friends and family members about their outdoor lighting. Polite reminders as you show them your work could lead to them changing their fixtures to dark sky friendly ones!