Google Earth Goes Beyond the Sky

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Google is extending the scope of its highly successful Google Earth satellite mapping technology into space with the launch of Google Sky. Google Sky, which is embedded into newes version of Google Earth. Sky provides Google Earth users a facility to explore the stars and galaxies sans the use of a telescope.

Google Sky delivers a zoomed in imagery of constellations into a user’s dekstop. With Sky’s technology, users can observe the movements of planets, stars and even watch a supernova explosion.


To use Google Sky, Google Earth users must update their installations with the newest version of Google Earth. From the new installation, a SKy button on the toolbar at the top of the screen opens up a new whole dimension of the space. With a click of the mouse after selecting a specific location, users will witness the wonders of the space above the earth.

And to make it more even useful, Google Sky is also available in 13 other languages.

Arnold Zafra
Arnold Zafra writes daily on the announcements by Google,, Yahoo & MSN along with how these announcements effect web publishers. He is currently building... Read Full Bio
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