STScI NAVO Directory
SkyView Virtual Observatory
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- 16 Jan 2007
SkyView is a Virtual Observatory on the Net. Astronomers can generate images of any portion of the sky at wavelengths in all regimes from radio to gamma-ray. Users tell
SkyView the position, scale and orientation desired, and SkyView gives users an image made to their specification. The user need not worry about transforming between
equinoxes or coordinate systesm, mosaicking submaps, rotating the image,.... SkyView handles these geometric issues and lets the user get started on astronomy.