astro cantus http://wmot.org en Astronomer Makes the Stars Sing http://wmot.org/post/astronomer-makes-stars-sing <p>&nbsp;</p><p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. &nbsp;-- &nbsp;Astro Cantus is an I-phone app that gives voice to the stars.</p><p>The musical app is the brainchild of Rocky Alvey, Director of Vanderbilt&rsquo;s Dyer Observatory in Nashville.</p><p>The application uses sky charts to assign musical values to the stars that are passing overhead at any given moment. At present, musical values are assigned according to the star&rsquo;s brightness, but Alvey&nbsp;says most any astronomical data could be used.</p> Tue, 22 Nov 2011 20:54:32 +0000 Mike Osborne 4244 at http://wmot.org