Microsoft Worldwide Telescope

5.5.03

Microsoft WorldWide Telescope (WWT) is a virtual telescope application that enables you to explore the universe from the comfort of your computer.

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Version5.5.03
Operating System SupportWindows 8, Windows 2012, Windows 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 10, Windows 98
Current LanguageEnglish
Available LanguagesEnglish, French, Polish, Chinese, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish
LicenseFree
DateMonday, July 11th 2016
DeveloperMicrosoft
Developer URLhttps://www.microsoft.com

You can experience narrated guided tours from astronomers and educators featuring interesting places in the cosmos. You can even research and import your own data and visualize it, then create a virtual tour to share with others.

Key features include:

  • Ability to navigate seamlessly through 3D spherical environments.
  • Access to hundreds of terabytes of sky, earth and planet data.
  • Ability to view, create and edit guided tours.
  • 3D Solar System view with moon orbits, and asteroids.
  • Access to billions of objects in web-based astronomical catalog.
  • Touch controls enable touch-screen navigation.
  • Move forwards and backwards in time 2000 years.

From web to desktop to full dome planetarium, Microsoft WorldWide Telescope enables you to explore the wonders of the universe. It brings together imagery from the best ground and space-based telescopes on the planet, and combines it with 3D navigation.

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