Apollo Star Chart

     

Apollo Star Chart

Apollo 11 astronauts used this star chart while training for their 1969 lunar landing mission. It shows the locations, names, and code numbers for a select group of stars. The astronauts would key those numbers into their Apollo Guidance Computer while taking readings with a sextant.

Image Number: WEB12847-2013
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
For print or commercial use please see our permissions page.