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Name:  Bruce L.
Status:  other
Age:  50s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: 1999 - 2000

I need a star chart for my son who is a Peace Corps volunteer in Mali, West Africa. Is this just an ordinary Northern Hemisphere chart or is it different? He is at about Lat 15 degrees N and Long 4 degrees W. (yup, Timbuktu) If not regular, where do I get it?

There are numerous websites that provide sky maps of one sort or another, examples: downloadable, free, northern & southern hemispheres

You didn't mention whether your son had access to the internet. My son too served in the Peace Corps in Africa (Swaziland) several years ago. You will see a new independent son after his stint in the P.C. A great experience.

Vince Calder

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