WorldWide Telescope was a research project to visualize astronomical data developed by Microsoft. Users can navigate through the starry sky, travel across the solar system, and tour the universe in three dimensions. The application is integrated with powerdome. Start a tour with just a click in the powerdome WebInterface. ZEISS has spared no effort to revise the software for use with multichannel projection systems.
On 17 January Siddaramaiah, the Minister of the Indian state of Karnataka, inaugurated the Jawaharlal Nehru planetarium in Bangalore after extensive renovation work. The hybrid planetarium system comprises an optical-mechanical planetarium projector, the ZEISS SKYMASTER ZKP 4, and a digital video system, the ZEISS powerdome VELVET, for all projection needs on the planetarium’s dome.