This tour discusses the history and significance of the Transit of Venus in front of the Sun, an event which allowed astronomers to determine the size scale of our solar system.... Read more about Transit of Venus
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.