WorldWide Telescope

License: Freeware
Downloads: 261
Op. System: Windows
Last updated: 2011-01-19
File size: 56.31 MB
Publisher: Microsoft
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Editor's review WorldWide Telescope

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Worldwide Telescope enables your system to function as virtual telescope, bring together imagery from the best telescopes in the world. It is free software from Microsoft that explores the universe with impressive content. The main aims are: motivate young generations to create interest in science, providing a base for computational science, scientific discovery and teaching astronomy; to collect scientific data from observatories, institutions and major telescopes and make multi spectral and temporal studies available. It includes seven tabs for navigating such as Guided tours, Navigating, Search, Community, View, Telescope and Setting. It allows seamless panning and zooming around the night sky, image environments and planets. View the sky from multiple wave length: See the sky with xray view and Zoom the bright radiation clouds and crossfade the visible light view and generate the cloud remnants of supernova. It help to reveal the hidden structure in the universe with switch to the hydrogen alpha view to see the illumination and distribution of primordial structures of hydrogen cloud lit up by the high energy radiation coming from nearby star in Milky way.

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