AAS WorldWide Telescope enables you to explore the universe, bringing together imagery from the best ground and space-based telescopes in the world and combining it with 3D navigation.
The WorldWide Telescope is a rich visualization environment that functions as a virtual telescope, bringing together imagery from the best ground- and space-based telescopes to enable seamless, guided explorations of the universe. WorldWide Telescope, created with Microsoftâ€™s high-performance Visual Experience Engine, allows smooth panning and zooming across the night sky blending terabytes of images, data, and stories from multiple sources over the Internet into a media-rich, immersive experience. The WorldWide Telescope experience scales from a web browser to a multi-channel full dome in some of the world's most advanced planetariums.
You can research and import your data and visualize it, then create a tour to share with others.
AAS WorldWide Telescope Features:
Navigate seamlessly through 3D spherical environments: the Sky, Planets, and our Solar System
Access to hundreds of terabytes of the sky, earth, and planet data
View, create and edit guided tours
Experience the 3D Solar System view with moon orbits, asteroids, and more
Access billions of objects in a web-based astronomical catalog