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May 7, 1992 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1992-15

Space Telescope Science Institute Prepares a "Desktop Universe" For Astronomers

May 7, 1992: Imagine turning your home computer into the equivalent of a professional telescope which can display millions of stars and galaxies located anywhere in the sky.. Astronomers as well as educators will soon be able to have the sky at their fingertips thanks to an ambitious effort now being funded by NASA and being carried out by the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland.

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