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WorldWide Telescope Ambassadors (WWTA) use WorldWide Telescope (WWT) to educate the public about Astronomy and Science. WWTA is run by a team of astronomers and educators at Harvard University, in collaboration with the WWT team at Microsoft Research
Last Updated: 1379 days ago
Author: Alyssa Goodman
Uploaded by: Ben Kunz
Category: Astronomy
Community: Astronomy
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This is absolutely new for me. I have to take a look around and to observe the Jobs of the others.


Top Star
SAO 100944
GSC 1472:1436, HIP 69673, PPM 130442, HD 124897, B 19 2777
Flamsteed-Bayer: 16-Alpha Bootis

Bottom Right Star
SAO 100766
GSC 1470:1157, HIP 67927, PPM 130166, HD 121370, B 19 2725
Flamsteed-Bayer: 8-Eta Bootis

Bottom Left Location
Cursor position
RA: 14h 08m 37.5s Dec: 13�32'47"
RA: 14h 08m 28.5s Dec: 13�33'42" (Epoch 2000)
Azm: 281�40'53" Alt: 07�09'47"
Rise: 06:46 Transit: 13:34 Set: 20:22
From Muphrid:
Angular separation: 05�51'44"
Position angle: 145�05'
Arcturus[arktoor�us] Pronunciation Key, brightest star in the constellation Bootes and 4th-brightest star in the entire sky; Bayer designation Alpha Bootis; 1992 position R.A. 14h15.3m, Dec. 19�13�. An orange giant of spectral class K2 III, it has an apparent magnitude of -0.06; its diameter is about 10 times that of the sun and its luminosity about 100 times that of the sun. Arcturus is one of the nearest gia

I had a few questions regarding objects/instances that I am seeing in WWT, some are round, planet-like objects that have linear lines etc. cut out of them, as well as orange/red streaks with spheres within them with symmetrical patterns etc. I also have a crazy find, I have seen it only in one spot of the telescopic reach - red spheres appearing to have "wings" or long comet-like flares running along each side such as ( o ). I just had many questions and wanted to see who may be active on this site and willing to answer my questions and also might have an interest to get the coordinates to some objects that have me mind-boggled.


Public about Astronomy and Science. it's very nice job.

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