Microsoft WorldWide Telescope

Microsoft WorldWide Telescope 2.0

Free
Virtual telescope includes information gathered by space telescope “Hubble”
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Microsoft WorldWide Telescope - virtual telescope (“Worldwide”) includes the information gathered by the space telescope “Hubble”, and also the datas given by variety of telescopes all over the world.
Users can travel over the nebula, see the planets of the solar system and observe the heaven in the X-ray emission.
This program allows astronomy fans and professional scientists to investigate starry sky from their personal computer, get information about the solar system, nebulas, nebulosity and other space objects.
To work with WorldWide Telescope service you should download and install client’s program. Users can look over pictures, move near the part of the pictures and track the place of space objects in different time and so on.
Microsoft Research is making WorldWide Telescope available as a free resource to the astronomy and education community with the hope that it will inspire and empower people to explore and understand the universe as never before. WorldWide Telescope is a collaborative effort between Microsoft Research and a variety of academic and governmental agencies.

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Review summary

Pros

  • Free
  • For fans as well as for scientists
  • Small size
  • High performance visual experience

Cons

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