An Interactive Map of the Night Sky
February 17, 2009 9:20 PM Subscribe
posted by netbros (4 comments total)
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― merging Google Earth (Sky) with Hubblecast videos to learn more about what you're seeing in the night sky.
Alternatively, if you have Google Earth 4.3 or above you can watch these videos in Google Earth (Sky). Virtual Tourism
has its own layer in the Sky section of Google Earth that includes most of the videos on this page. The layer can be found under the 'Education Center' folder. Hubblecast also now have a layer of videos in Google Earth.
Alternatively you can download this kml of the videos
The checkboxes at the top of the page will turn on a number of layers. The 'Sat' checkbox will turn on the locations of satellites orbiting the Earth. The 'Hubble' checkbox will turn on the current position of Hubble. The 'Constellations' checkbox will turn on the constellations.