Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope Now Available Online

Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope desktop program still has a "better" experience than this new online (within your browser) offering — but this project never stops amazing me. (Thanks Damaster)
WorldWide Telescope Online Features:
    • Access to hundreds of terabytes of sky, earth and planet data
    • Ability to navigate seamlessly through 3D spherical environments
    • Finder Scope to quickly identify astronomical objects
    • Instant thumbnail previews of tens of thousands of popular astronomical objects
    • Access to billions of objects in web-based astronomical catalogue
    • Loading tours, images and other WorldWide Telescope data files on local machine
    • Real-time positions of planets and moons
    • Move forwards and backwards in time 2000 years
    • View guided tours (without 3D planets)
    • Browsing local user collections
    • Virtual Observatory Cone search/registry look up and SIMBAD search

About blakehandler

BLAKE was a Microsoft MVP and award winning programmer with over 20+ years experience providing complete Windows and networking support for small to medium sized businesses. BLAKE is also Jazz Musician and Instructor for residential clients on the Los Angeles West Side.
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