WIKISKY: Google Maps-Like View of the Night Sky

WIKISKY: Google Maps-Like View of the Night Sky


WIKISKY lets you see what’s up in the heavens above. You can locate many deep sky objects, get detailed information on them by simply hovering your mouse, and see high-quality Sloan Digital Sky Survey images for selected parts of the sky. Type in your current location, verify your timezone, and you can use WIKISKY to help plan your next observing session – [via] Link.


  • Astronomy Hacks – Link
  • Stellarium: 3D Astronomy software for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X – Link
  • The Sloan Digital Sky Survey – Link

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