New SDSS-III sky survey is now available on WikiSky

We have added sky images from latest data release of Sloan Digital Sky Survey – SDSS-III DR8 The release contains all of the imaging data taken by the SDSS imaging camera, now covering 1/3 of the whole sky (over 14,000 square degrees out of 41,253 square degrees of whole sky) In addition all existing images [...]

“flying saucers” on SkyMap?

For the last three weeks the SkyMap has been flooded with visitors looking for “flying saucers”. The source is the news bouncing from blog to blog and lately carried by larger media sites about some mysterious space ships detected by SETI. Here’s one of the iteration of the news: 3 very large object flying to [...]