"Slooh, a company known for its helpful live feeds of awesome astronomical events, has just released a fun, free iPad app that gives regular folk command ...
"Slooh, a company known for its helpful live feeds of awesome astronomical events, has just released a fun, free iPad app that gives regular folk command of robotic space cameras around the world. " - POPULAR SCIENCE, June 2013 "New App Lets You Aim a World-Class Telescope From Your iPad" - WIRED "Why do we like it? ......the delight you get from knowing that the one [photo] you hold is not only the only one like it, but also that it was taken with your very own hands, is unparalleled " - Gizmodo, June 2013 Welcome to the Slooh iPad App +Command robotic telescopes situated at the world's premier observatories, including atop Mt. Teide at the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands +Watch live weekly celestial event coverage of comets, eclipses, transits, supernovae, solar flares and more as astronomy experts join Slooh hosts Bob Berman and Paul Cox +Collect your own photos of the night sky's greatest hits such as Blue Snowball, the Ghost of Jupiter, and Black Eye Galaxy, and capture magical moments as they are happening now--the tilt of Saturn's Rings, exploding stars, asteroids whizzing by Earth +Stay alert to the dynamics of outer space. When something goes bang in the night, you'll be the first to know as Slooh Sky Guides push advisories About Slooh Since 2003 Slooh has connected ground-based telescopes to the Internet for access by the broader public. Slooh members have taken over 2.4m photos of over 40,000 celestial objects, and participated in numerous discoveries with leading astronomical institutions. Sloohâ€™s automated observatories develop celestial images in real-time for broadcast to the Internet. Sloohâ€™s technology is protected by Patent No.: US 7,194,146 B2 which was awarded in 2006. Sloohâ€™s flagship observatory is situated on Mt. Teide in the Canary Islands, in partnership with the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands (IAC). Slooh has also broadcast live celestial events from partner observatories in Arizona, Japan, Hawaii, Cypress, Dubai, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Norway. Sloohâ€™s free live broadcasts of potentially hazardous asteroids (PHAs), comets, transits, eclipses, solar activity etc. feature narration by astronomy experts Bob Berman and Paul Cox and are syndicated to media outlets such as NBC, ABC, CNN, Fox News, National Geographic, the BBC, Wired, The Weather Channel and more. Sloohâ€™s live celestial events have been viewed over a billion times, the highlight of which was the 2011 lunar eclipse broadcast live on Googleâ€™s home page.
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