SIMBAD Astronomical Database SIMBAD on the Web is the WWW interface to the SIMBAD database. It offers the following functionalities: Query by identifiers and around identifiers Query by coordinates, specifying the radius and the equinox Query by bibcode and partial bibcode Sampling with a set of physical criteria Query by lists of objects, coordinates or bibcodes Display charts for list of objects resulting from coordinates query Moreover, the interface provides links with many other data services : Links to the other CDS services: Tables in VizieR, giving access to the whole catalogued data, links to Aladin images, surveys and observatory logs. Through the coordinates in basic data, you can query around an object, using a provided radius.
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10 Strange Things About The Universe Space The universe can be a very strange place. While groundbreaking ideas such as quantum theory, relativity and even the Earth going around the Sun might be commonly accepted now, science still continues to show that the universe contains things you might find it difficult to believe, and even more difficult to get your head around.
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Your Sky by John Walker Welcome to Your Sky, the interactive planetarium of the Web. You can produce maps in the forms described below for any time and date, viewpoint, and observing location. If you enter the orbital elements of an asteroid or comet, Your Sky will compute its current position and plot it on the map.