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WikiSky brings sky gazing to the (online) masses, Sort of Google Universe
SkyeLab
post Mar 23 2007, 10:06 AM
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Saw this and thought some here might enjoy....


From the NewScientist report on it:

http://www.newscientist.com/blog/space/

"The site features a map of more than half a billion astronomical objects. You can navigate around it easily by clicking and dragging the map and using a zoom-in/zoom-out sidebar. You can also search on specific objects by name from a database........."

The website:
http://www.wikisky.org/

Cheers

Brian


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djellison
post Mar 23 2007, 10:18 AM
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That is genius. Need to flip the zoom slider 180 degrees to match google though smile.gif

Love the way it brings so much data together, fantastic.

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post Mar 26 2007, 04:12 AM
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What a great site! That's a keeper for sure. Thanks for the link.


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