Google+ SpaceTravelFoundation: Explore the night sky with Google Glass

June 26, 2014

Explore the night sky with Google Glass

Dear readers and followers,

If you are on of the lucky Google Glass explorer, you can explore the night sky thanks to the connected glasses developed and sold by the firm of Mountain View.

The app, called Star Chart has been specifically developed for Google Glass making many changes both big and small to the UI, interface and feature-set. With Star Chart for Google Glass you will get to explore the wonders of our universe by simply looking up at the sky to discover the stars, planets and constellations above you.
Features of Star Chart for Google Glass include:
  • All the visible stars of the northern and southern hemispheres.
  • All the planets of the solar system, the Moon, the Sun and Pluto.
  • All 88 constellations, with imagery based on the beautiful artwork of 17th century astronomer Johannes Hevelius.
  • Audio descriptions of all the planets and many of the brightest stars.
To launch Star Chart for Google Glass simply say: "OK Glass" followed by "Explore the stars".
Once Star Chart has launched simply look at the area of the night sky you are interested and Star Chart will show you what you are looking at.


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