SkyView Virtual Observatory

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About the SkyView Virtual Observatory


The Internet's Virutal Telescope. SkyView is a Virtual Observatory on the Net generating images of any part of the sky at wavelengths in all regimes from Radio to Gamma-Ray. SkyView is run by NASA and compiles the data from a range of satellites.

The surveys included in SkyView's catalog are: HEAO, RASS 3, DSS, IRAS, 0408MHz.

Access Data From the NSSDC

SkyView can be accessed by querying the database online or as a stand-alone Java application available for free from the SkyView website. Visit the main website for further details:

Related Website


AstroGrid is the doorway to the Virtual Observatory (VO). We provide a suite of desktop applications to enable astronomers to explore and bookmark resources from around the world, find data, store and share files in VOSpace, query databases, plot and manipulate tables, cross-match catalogues, and build and run scripts to automate sequences of tasks. Tools from other Euro-VO projects inter-operate with AstroGrid software, so you can also view and analyse images and spectra located in the VO.