"Astronomy From The Chair" - A New Way Of Doing Astronomy Over Internet

Tomic, Zoran and Aleksic, Jovan (2012) "Astronomy From The Chair" - A New Way Of Doing Astronomy Over Internet. Publications of the Astronomical Observatory of Belgrade, 91. pp. 307-313.


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This paper describes how the emergence of the Internet enabled astronomy to become more prevalent as a hobby and contribute to the further development of the new concept of amateur astronomy, "Astronomy from the Chair" (example: Astronomy Live and Virtual Astronomy Telescope Project Group). In this paper we also present the observatories that make it possible to take direct control over their equipment and to conduct observation and photography (example: MyTelescope and Virtual Telescope Project Group), and virtual observatories which can be accessed huge databases and carry out its processing directly through the Internet (example: Galaxy Zoo, Planet Hunters and citizensky).

Item Type: Article
Subjects: RTSRE Related Research
Depositing User: Dr Michael Fitzgerald
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2017 10:24
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:25
URI: http://istardb.org/id/eprint/1073

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