Amateur astronomers love to observe galaxies. Although you need a dark site, you can spot some galaxies even through small telescopes. This tour shows you seven of the sky's finest galaxies.... Read more about Seven Top Galaxies
John Huchra, former president of the American Astronomical Society, passed away on October 8, 2010.
John’s colleagues at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, in collaboration with the creators of WorldWide Telescope at Microsoft Research, have created a new, interactive, WWT Tour to honor John and his career.
"Dust & Us" is a brief tour of the dark regions in galaxies that form stars and planets. This tour gives a new perspective on how important dust, which we normally think of as a nuisance, is to creating planets like the one upon which we live.... Read more about Dust and Us
Tour of the radio wavelength view of the inner Galaxy. We start by reviewing all-sky views in various wavelenghts and then zoom into a radio view of Sagittarius A and finally into Sagittarius A*, the location of the supermassive black hole at the Galactic Center.... Read more about Center of the Milky Way