The Star Finder is a planisphere which users can dial the date and time and see the pattern of the stars in the sky. The Star Finder Project was created by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada for the 2009 International Year of Astronomy based on an earlier planisphere produced by the National Research Council Canada.
The Star Finder was specifically designed to help beginners learn more about astronomy and help those with an interest to get more involved with the hobby.
The Star Finder is available in English and French (with the help of the FAAQ (www.faaq.org). A companion website (www.star-finder.ca is available with a wealth of basic astronomy information.