Wednesday, September 12, 2007

SDSS layer

University of Washington

Use this layer to find out more about the objects in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.

Ever wonder what you are looking at when you browse around the Sky?
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey provides high quality photometry for ~200,000,000 stars, galaxies and quasars. SDSS also provides spectroscopy for ~1,000,000 objects in the night sky. Use these layers to find out more information about the objects in view. Each object has associated apparent magnitudes and links to more information.

Open in Google Earth 4.2