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This web site provides a star map of the Earth's sky, with links to information and images available on a number of different astronomical databases. The user can zoom in on objects and click on them to see detailed images and more information. Available databases include the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Infrared Sky Survey (IRAS), H-Alpha Sky Survey, X-Ray Sky Survey (RASS3), and the Ultraviolet Sky Survey (GALEX). A large number of recommended objects are available on the web site. Objects in the Solar System are not included.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Fundamentals
= Night Sky
- Informal Education
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Collection
- Reference Material
- Dataset
= Database
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- General Publics
- Learners
- text/html
- image/jpeg
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planetarium, sky map, sky survey, star map
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Metadata instance created January 6, 2010 by Bruce Mason
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January 6, 2010 by Bruce Mason
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