Is there any way of drawing the horizon on sky maps similar to the one attached?

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  • $\begingroup$ If zenith angle is 0 degrees in the center and 90 degrees at the edge and you've been careful to plot your star map in polar coordinates with $r$ as zenith angle and $\theta$ as azimuth (or negative azimuth) then draw the zenith angle=90 degrees circle as your horizon. However, if all of that is not true, then your question should really be "How to convert a star map in RA/Dec to a sky map in zenith angle and azimuth?" $\endgroup$
    – uhoh
    Jul 18, 2021 at 16:01
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    $\begingroup$ I added an image of the sky map with the horizon (the green circle). The map is a oblique stereographic projection (I think that's what it's called). I don't know how to make my question more specific, I want to know if there is any way of drawing the horizon without knowing the latitude of the observer. $\endgroup$
    – John
    Jul 18, 2021 at 16:33
  • $\begingroup$ I see, thanks! I think you will need to find a different projection. I haven't used Stellarium in a long time, but I'll bet there is an option to make a star chart for you. I think that viewed like this it's impossible to draw a horizon and make a reasonably useful star chart. $\endgroup$
    – uhoh
    Jul 18, 2021 at 16:38


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