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WorldWide Telescope Web Client
Worldwide Telescope enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope, bringing together imagery from the best telescopes in the world.
astronomy  education  science  telescope  webapp  cool 
august 2018 by orlin
Jillian Scudder – Medium
Read writing from Jillian Scudder on Medium. PhD in astrophysics, currently working at the University of Sussex. I study galaxy collisions and write @astroquizzical.
astronomy  physics  blogs  mainstream  astrophysics  people 
august 2018 by orlin
A Giant Galaxy Orbiting Our Own Just Appeared Out of Nowhere | Physics-Astronomy
Astronomers scanning the skies just got a huge surprise. They discovered a gigantic galaxy orbiting our own, where none had been seen before. It just came out of nowhere. So, just how did the recently-discovered Crater 2 succeed to pull off this feat, like a deer jumping out from the interstellar bushes to suddenly shock us? Even though the appearance may seem sudden, the Crater 2 has been there all along. We just never saw it.
astronomy  galaxy  neighbors  science  discovery 
february 2017 by orlin
Planetary Positions with VSOP87 - Info :: Caglow
VSOP87 is a modern theory and solution set for computing the positions of the 8 planets (and the Sun) efficiently and accurately without the major headaches that astronomers from past centuries had to...
astronomy  astrology  ephemeris 
june 2014 by orlin
Astronomical Algorithms
Jean Meeus - Astronomical Algorithms in python
astronomy  astrology  ephemeris  algorithms  opensource  code  python 
june 2014 by orlin

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