ProgrammableWeb API Category: Astronomy

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Name Description Category Date
Time and Date Astronomy
Time and Date is a company based in Norway that offers time zones, calendars, weather, the world clock and astronomy information. This service provides free clocks, free countdowns and APIs at no... Astronomy 08.22.2014
Space Telescope Science Institute
The Space Telescope Science Institute features the Barbara A. Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes. To create an application related to science, astronomy, data and telescopes developers can visit... Science 08.21.2014
Astrocast
The Astrocast API communicates small bites of astronomical knowledge to any application using a GET method and JSON protocol. These details include astronomical planetary names, taxonomy, and related... Astronomy 07.14.2014
Cerridwen
Cerridwen provides planetary data that focuses on our solar system and is suitable for both astronomical and astrological uses. This data includes sunrise times, phases of the moon, the tropical... Astronomy 06.09.2014
Astronomy
Astronomy API is an API that allows developers to access astronomical data, star data, planet data, and more astronomy information. The Astronomy API can be integrated with other applications and... Science 01.31.2014
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Name Description Category Date
Cbeams.org - Deep Sky Objects Database
Cbeams.org is mashup of Deep Sky Objects with bibliographic references, images and sky maps. Astronomy 02.05.2013
Sky Map
Astronomy videos superimposed on a map of the night sky using the Google Maps and YouTube API's. Astronomy 03.27.2011
Cosmos and Culture
An entry for the Science Museum's API competition. Features a large gallery, location map, and object timeline. Astronomy 01.11.2010
Stars and Planetarium Search
Get maps and information about your favorite stars, plus view maps. Get star, planetarium, and observatory information. Mapping 05.02.2009
Discovery Channel NASA
Discovery uses the Evoca API for leaving voice messages as an interactive feature for its "When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions" series, inviting fans to record stories and memories of the... Telephony 06.26.2008
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Name Description Category Date
Time and Date Astronomy
Time and Date is a company based in Norway that offers time zones, calendars, weather, the world clock and astronomy information. This service provides free clocks, free countdowns and APIs at no... Astronomy 08.22.2014
Space Telescope Science Institute
The Space Telescope Science Institute features the Barbara A. Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes. To create an application related to science, astronomy, data and telescopes developers can visit... Science 08.21.2014
Astrocast
The Astrocast API communicates small bites of astronomical knowledge to any application using a GET method and JSON protocol. These details include astronomical planetary names, taxonomy, and related... Astronomy 07.14.2014
Cerridwen
Cerridwen provides planetary data that focuses on our solar system and is suitable for both astronomical and astrological uses. This data includes sunrise times, phases of the moon, the tropical... Astronomy 06.09.2014
Astronomy
Astronomy API is an API that allows developers to access astronomical data, star data, planet data, and more astronomy information. The Astronomy API can be integrated with other applications and... Science 01.31.2014
WIKISKY
WIKISKY is an online sky map showing the positions and basic characteristics of space objects. The WIKISKY API exposes several functionalities from the site, including the ability to generate direct... Science 01.24.2014
AstroBin
AstroBin is an image hosting website created specifically for astrographers, specialized photographers who take photos (astrographs) of the night sky. When users upload their astrographs they can... Photos 12.21.2013
Space-Track.org
Space-Track.org is a site that shares space situational awareness services with satellite operators, academia, and other interested entities. These services are exposed through a RESTful API,... Mapping 11.22.2013
Jim Anning's International Space Station
The International Space Station API is a free web service built by developer Jim Anning. The API maintains a database of Two Line Element (TLE) data for the International Space Station (ISS). When a... Science 11.22.2013
Where the ISS at?
Where The ISS At is a web service from developer Bill Shupp that tracks the location of the International Space Station (ISS) in real-time. Where The ISS At provides developer access to its data... Science 11.22.2013
Timeanddate.com
Timeanddate.com is an online resource for information on local times worldwide, time zones, holidays, dialing codes, sun/moon rise and set times, and much more. The timeanddate.com API provides... Tools 05.31.2013
Asterank SkyMorph / NEAT
The Asterank SkyMorph / NEAT API provides a RESTful JSON interface to NASA's SkyMorph archive. SkyMorph helps researchers to find variable, moving, or transient celestial objects by providing... Science 04.25.2013
Asterank Kepler Project
Asterank provides a queryable database containing information on over 2,000 exoplanets and unconfirmed "objects of interest" collected through NASA's Kepler Project. The Kepler... Science 04.25.2013
Asterank
The Asterank database acts as a layer over the NASA/JPL Small Body Database. The JPL Small-Body Database Browser includes data on orbital elements, orbit diagrams, physical parameters, and discovery... Science 04.25.2013
Asterank Minor Planet Center
The International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center (MPC) is responsible for the designation of minor bodies found within our solar system. This includes minor planets, comets, and... Science 04.19.2013
Weather Source
Weather Source is a service that provides weather data. Weather Source provides weather data for clients in multiple industries for multiple purposes. Weather Source provides historical weather data... Weather 03.23.2013
Spizter Heritage Archive
The Spitzer Heritage Archive contains visual data from the Spitzer Space Telescope. The archive may be accessed via the Spitzer Heritage Archive API, which provides HTTP GET calls in which requests... Science 03.06.2013
Nasa Exoplanet Archive
The NASA Exoplanet Archive is an astronomical exoplanet and stellar data service and online catalog that collates and cross-correlates astronomical data on exoplanets and their host stars. The... Science 03.05.2013
Astro-Phys.com Ephemeris
Ephemerides (singular: ephemeris) are tables of values that give the positions of astronomical objects in the sky at a given point in time. Object positions are written in terms of right ascension... Science 01.14.2013
SAI Virtual Observatory WCS Fix
The SAI Virtual Observatory provides the WCS Fix service to automatically match stars in FITS images with cataloged data and add the correct WCS (World Coordinate System) keywords to the image's... Science 11.07.2012
SDSS Cone Search
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) is a project dedicated to mapping the universe. Over eight years of operations, it has obtained deep, multi-color images covering over a quarter of the sky and... Science 09.16.2012
SDSS ImgCutout
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) is a project dedicated to mapping the universe. Over eight years of operations, it has obtained deep, multi-color images covering over a quarter of the sky and... Science 09.09.2012
Neil deGrasse Tyson Quotes
This site provides a simple API that gives users access to a library of Neil deGrasse Tyson quotes. The quotes can be accessed using RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON. Code is also... Reference 08.16.2012
Open Notify
Open Notify is an open source project to bring digital notifications into the physical world. The software is used to monitor real world events and use them as a means of turning an LED light on and... Tools 08.13.2012
NASA EOS Metadata Clearninghouse (ECHO)
The service provides data collected by the Earth Observing Satellite Data and Information System (OESDIS) of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The program collects and... Science 07.25.2012
Unofficial Heavens Above
The service provides an unofficial interface for accessing data from the Heavens Above system for tracking passes overhead of satellites, spacecraft, large orbital debris, and other objects orbiting... Science 07.25.2012
NOAA GOES Solar X-Ray Imager
The service provides download access to data from the Solar X-ray Imager (SXI) service from the National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) of the U.S. National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration (... Science 07.25.2012
Sesame Name Resolver
The Sesame Name Resolver allows users to query several databases simultaneously with the name of an astronomical object. It retrieves and displays information such as the type of object in question... Science 07.20.2012
OpenSkyQuery SkyPortal
OpenSkyQuery is a service that allows users to compare astronomical catalogs in order to find positional cross-matches. These matches can be subject to any other conditions or constraints the user... Science 07.20.2012
NASA Astrophysics Data System
The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS), operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics.The ADS maintains three... Reference 07.10.2012
Virtual Observatory Services Distance
The Virtual Observatory Services Distance API calculates the distance of celestial objects from Earth. Several methods of distance calculation are available including angular diameter, co-moving line... Science 05.14.2012
GRBHosts
The service maintains a database of Gamma-ray burst events. GRBs are the most energetic events in the universe, first documented in the 1960s and fully measured only in the late 1990s. API access to... Science 04.11.2012
National Virtual Observatory
The National Virtual Observatory (NVO) provides researchers with access to astronomical data from ground- and space-based telescopes worldwide. From NVO's website visitors can discover, retrieve... Science 01.26.2012
NASA Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
MODIS (or Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) is a key data-gathering instrument aboard the Terra and Aqua satellites, which view Earth's entire surface every 1 to 2 days. From this... Science 01.18.2012
Space Physics Interactive Data Resource
The service provides access to historical data, images, and descriptive metadata about solar terrestrial physics. It is intended to enable generation of space environment models and forecasts... Science 01.18.2012
Footprint Services
Footprint Services provides users with the ability to search for the coverage of a specific astronomical survey, to find all observations referring to specific objects, to create formal descriptions... Science 01.08.2012
SkyServer
The service exposes data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. Sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the U.S. National Science Foundation, and NASA, the project gathers data from observatories... Science 12.14.2011
GeoAstro
GeoAstroApi is an API for retrieving geographical and astronomical info. With the API users can get info such as the sunrise and sunset for a location, moonrise and moonset for a location, moon... Science 12.13.2011
data.nasa.gov
Data.NASA.Gov is an Open Data project that is part of the NASA Open Government Initiative. Data.NASA.Gov opens up access to NASA datasets, including categories such as aeronautics, earth and space... Science 10.15.2011
Data Translation Web Service (DTWS)
The Data Translation Web Service (DTWS) is a service of NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center's Space Physics Data Facility (SPDF) to facilitate and promote data exchanges among space scientists.... Science 09.12.2011
NASA Coordinated Data Analysis System (CDAS)
The Coordinated Data Analysis System (CDAS) supports the plotting of data variables from multiples instruments produced by multiple space physics investigations. Any data that has been produced in... Science 09.12.2011
Virtual Solar Observatory
The Virtual Solar Observatory (VSO) combines access to observations of the Sun, including images. Data files are included from all NASA solar-observing missions, as well as ground-based observatories... Science 09.12.2011
Earth Observing System
ECHO is the data clearinghouse for the Earth Observing System (EOS), a service provided by NASA's Earth Science Data Information Systems (ESDIS) program. ECHO provides common mechanisms for... Science 09.12.2011
Name Description Category Date
Cbeams.org - Deep Sky Objects Database
Cbeams.org is mashup of Deep Sky Objects with bibliographic references, images and sky maps. Astronomy 02.05.2013
Sky Map
Astronomy videos superimposed on a map of the night sky using the Google Maps and YouTube API's. Astronomy 03.27.2011
Cosmos and Culture
An entry for the Science Museum's API competition. Features a large gallery, location map, and object timeline. Astronomy 01.11.2010
Stars and Planetarium Search
Get maps and information about your favorite stars, plus view maps. Get star, planetarium, and observatory information. Mapping 05.02.2009
Discovery Channel NASA
Discovery uses the Evoca API for leaving voice messages as an interactive feature for its "When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions" series, inviting fans to record stories and memories of the... Telephony 06.26.2008
The Skymap
The Skymap is a new application that uses GPS-enabled mobile devices to display the current sky at the users current location. WHERE mashup contest winner. Mobile 06.02.2008
Tag Galaxy
An application that uses Flash to explore Flickr photos via virtual 3D planetary systems. Enter a tag, and the related galaxy appears on screen. When you click on a sun, the images are placed on a 3D... Photos 05.23.2008
Star Viewer
Astronomy videos and animations shown on a map of the night sky. A mash-up of videos from the European Space Agency and Google Sky. Mapping 02.21.2008
HeyWhatsThat
You are at a scenic overlook and see distant summits. Find out what they are with HeyWhatsThat which provides panoramic sketches and the names of peaks. Browse panoramas that others have requested... Mapping 01.14.2008
Moonplex
Your house on the 3D moon. Astronomy 05.23.2007

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