Unidentified object mystery solved

In previous post I asked about unknown object on one of the latest APOD images. I thought it could be a supernova. But it appears to be a simple image processing error. Mystery solved! ____________

Supernova near NGC 5216?

Beautiful image of NGC 5216 on today’s astronomy picture of the day (http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap100702.html). I notice some new object at (13:32:39 62°42’52″). Does anyone know what is that? Supernova? ____________

short demo on how does astro-overlay link works

The short video below demonstrates how you can enrich any online astronomical image with WikiSky’s AstroOverlay features right in your browser just by using javascript link described in previous post Astro-Overlay demo ____________

New interface introduction – Astronomical Image Overlay

The SKY-MAP team is happy to introduce new interface we are working on right now called Astronomical Image Overlay. It allows (by adding single line of code to a page that show one or more astronomical images) to add new cool layer of other images overlapping same patch of the sky (drag mouse over the [...]

0-zoom images updated

We have updated images at top zoom level (0). We already had 0-zoom images for IRAS, H-Alpha, astrophoto and SKY-MAP surveys. New images include DSS2, SDSS, RASS3 and GALEX surveys. Also astrophoto updated with latest images. The top level images represent whole sky in aitoff projection with center in R.A.=12h, Dec.=0° ____________