6th Day of Christmas – Armchair Astronomy

I still love to watch the Royal Institute Lectures at Christmas, and I am please to see Microsoft supporting them this year.  In this spirit I wanted to show the Microsoft World Wide Telescope so if you haven’t tried it yet hopefully this will convince you…

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On a serious note,  this is a very demonstrable example of Software + Services that Microsoft keeps banging on about, in this case the client does all of the rendering and caching while the service provides the rest including the up to date imagery, search, and repository of the guided tours.