In Starry Night Pro and higher:
Select File-Preferences and choose "General" from the dropbox on the upper left corner of the Preferences window. Move the "Default Viewing Direction" dial to the cardinal direction you want Starry Night to face at startup.
In Starry Night Enthusiast/Digital Download:
You can change the startup viewing direction by editing the text file \"Prefs.txt\" which is in the following folder on your hard drive: "C:\\Documents and Settings\Local Settings/Application Data/Imaginova Canada/Prefs" (Windows) \"Library-Preferences-SPACE.com-Enthusiast (Macintosh) There is a field in this file called "DefaultAzimuth" which has a value of "180.00". Change this value to \"0\" if you want Starry Night to open facing north, "270.00" to face west, or "90.00" to face east.