For those of you who don’t want to waste time downloading the Google Earth software but still want to be able to search for planets and galaxies and take an in – depth look into celestial bodies, then Google has just made your day!
They have released a new browser version of its Google Sky application so we can all explore the universe quickly and easily.
There are a few new features that come with this version of Google Sky including galleries of some of the best shots from the Hubble telescope, plus you can even listen to podcasts and look at historical maps of the sky.
The video below explains the key features of Google Sky, as well as introducing Google Mars and Google Moon which produce some amazing images:
Lior Ron, Google Product Manager explains in the Official Google Blog the advantage of releasing Google Sky in this format. “This release brings the universe to every browser and makes Sky accessible to just about anyone with an Internet connection – from school children to professional astronomers – in 26 different languages.”
So if you are interested in exploring the cosmos then Google Sky is definitely worth checking out.
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