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Review: Omegon Universe2go, the iPhone enclosure that provides an augmented reality tour of the night sky

An amateur astronomer friend has a motorized telescope that allows you to tap in the name of the object you want to see – a constellation, a planet, a deep-sky object – and it automatically locates them in the sky.  1,207 more words

Sky Map

In our Solar System class, we’ve been using Stellarium to investigate the relative motion of constellations and our Sun.  Beyond the ability to lapse time, the features that were most helpful to me were the ones that labelled the constellations and drew lines in between the stars that formed these constellations. 147 more words