Thursday, August 23, 2007

Google Sky – Brings Heavens to Earth

 

The heavens are only a few mouse clicks away with latest Google Earth application.Till now Google has turned millions of Internet users into virtual explorers of the world with Google Earth, this time the web giant is targeting at the rest of the universe as well.

Like Google Earth, Sky will let users fly around and zoom in, exposing increasingly detailed imagery of some 100 million stars and 200 million galaxies.

This Sky imagery was stitched together form more than one million photographs from scientific sources like Solan Digital Sky Survey and NASA.

The new feature also promises users the ability to see planets in motion and witness a supernova explosion.
 

Google Sky was developed at the company's Pittsburgh engineering office.To get Sky, we have to download the latest version of Google Earth.

 

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