THE MIDNIGHT SKY AS SEEN
FROM THE DECK OF
TITANIC
The four views shown below are reproductions of what the night sky would have looked like from the deck of Titanic near
midnight. Each view has an angular width of nearly 90° center
ed on a cardinal point of the horizon. Star altitudes up to 50°
above the horizon can be seen.
 All major planets that were visible are identified as are the symbols for the brightest stars. The
horizon line is shown in red. These images were produced using planetarium software for a location centered at the wreck site
at 03:00 GMT April 15, 1912.
THE NORTHERN SKY
THE EASTERN SKY
THE SOUTHERN SKY
THE WESTERN SKY