A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this website.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this site is free, there are no ads -- what's not to like? Well, it may not work exactly as expected, so try it before you launch it on your kids. The current beta version may not be supported by your browser, but don't worry. The site offers older versions of itself, and there's even an offline edition offered.
Is It Any Good?
Curious stargazers can get the answers to a plethora of questions with this online astronomy treasure chest.
It's all a little confusing at first, so check the Sample Views area to get the idea. Then read the help files to fine-tune your Sky View Café skills. One trick is to click on a clock digit representing the month, then click and hold on either the time forward or backward button. Under the "Orbits" tab view, you'll see the planets in motion!
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