Custom Star Map
A map of the sky with the stars, the planets, the Sun and the Moon as seen from a place and time of your choice
Full refund if you are not satisfied, no questions asked
A print that will last
Our maps are printed on top-quality photographic paper, with archival-quality UV-resistant inks so they will not fade over time when exposed to light.
We offer standard print sizes, so you will be able to find a frame that you like and fits.
We can also frame your map.
Frequently asked questions
Yes. After you have finished your purchase you will be given the opportunity to review your map and download a high-resolution preview.
You will be able to change the color, location, the time and date, and your personal messages.
Once you are perfectly happy with your map you can accept it and submit it to us for printing.
Yes, your star map can show the sky of any date between 1900 and 2100. We limit the dates to this range because the map would not be accurate enough outside, due to the effect of the precession of the equinoxes Learn more.
This often happens when you don’t know the exact date at which a wedding will take place, for example. Or you don’t know exactly where or at what time somebody was born.
But don’t worry, you can still get your map: just select an approximate date, time, and location. You will be able to share it with the recipient using the included free e-card, and then finish it once you know the exact data.
We follow the scientific astronomical tradition and present the sky as you would see it from Earth. Imagine lying on your back looking up, with North above your head. West is on your right and East is on your left, the opposite to what we are used to:
Some companies make star maps that show the East and West as you would see them in a terrestial map. This is not how you would see the sky, but a mirror image of it.
We do, actually. We cannot ship the map any faster, but you can use the included e-card to send a preview of your gift right after your purchase.
This has the added benefit that you don’t need the exact details for the map; the recipient will be able to finish it, if you want.
Yes. Your printed map includes unlimited access to the digital files, not only the one that we’ll use to print your map but also all the other colors and sizes. These are all high-resolution files that will produce a professional-quality print.
This means that you can, for example, print a smaller version of your map to keep at the office.
You can pay with most major credit and debit cards, and with PayPal. Depending on your location you can also pay with Alipay, WeChat, Bancontact, EPS, giropay, and IDEAL.
We have print partners in 33 countries, and we work hard to print as close to you as possible. This lowers our carbon footprint, and it also minimizes the shipping time.
Just send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Your map is unique and we would not be able to do anything with it if you sent it back, but if you are not satisfied with it we will give you a full refund.