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Google Earth to launch new service for stargazers

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posted on Aug, 22 2007 @ 08:25 AM
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Google Earth to launch new service for stargazers


www.reuters.com

LONDON (Reuters) - Popular mapping service Google Earth will launch a new feature called Sky, a "virtual telescope" that the search engine hopes will turn millions of Internet users into stargazers.

Google, which created Google Earth to give Internet users an astronaut's view that can zoom to street level, said the service would be a playground for learning about space.

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posted on Aug, 22 2007 @ 08:25 AM
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ahh finally something for us....telescopically challenged folk lol....but seriously i didnt see anything in the article about nasa providing any help...whats that about?

www.reuters.com
(visit the link for the full news article)


edit;please mods feel free to move if this is not the rite place to post....my first time posting "breaking news" so sorry if it doesnt constitue.

[edit on 22-8-2007 by future flow]



posted on Aug, 22 2007 @ 08:34 AM
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NASA worldwind already offers that
maybe google will have better resolution, i was suprised by the lack of quality from NASA.



posted on Aug, 22 2007 @ 08:36 AM
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hopefully so according to the article they already have 3 source they are getting thier images from including some hi-res images..
for google



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