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Submission + - Stars just a click away

An anonymous reader writes: THE wonders of the skies are now available on the web after the launch of an online astronomy service in Manchester. Italian academic Dr Gianluca Masi's new website called Virtual Telescope allows subscribers to log on and view the sun, moon and stars for around £7 an hour. After users have pinpointed details of what they wish to look at on an online map, four high-powered telescopes located at the Bellatrix Astronomical Observatory in Ceccano, central Italy, automatically focus on the subject.

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