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SLOOH.com is the world's first and only source of live deep-sky celestial images. Every night SLOOH's telescopes scan the skies and deliver stunning images to computer screens around the world in seconds. SLOOH offers a schedule of fascinating five- and 10-minute "missions" that probe galaxies, nebulas and comets. Any SLOOH subscriber can reserve time on a telescope and direct its actions. A user needs only a 56Kb modem connection to the Internet and a Web browser. No knowledge of astronomy is necessary. Empowering novices to remotely control a professional observatory is completely unprecedented in human history. Let's steal a look behind the scenes to understand how SLOOH's technology conquers the skies. Its operations are housed at two locations. SLOOH built a unique robotic astronomical observatory in the Canary Islands and manages enterprise-class servers at a... (more)