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Google Sky Maps

October 3, 2011

This is a great time of year for viewing the night sky. Using the Google Sky Maps app can make star gazing a lot more fun and educational. Just download this app to your phone ( it is free! ) and you’re ready to go. Point the phone up towards the part of the sky that you want to know about. Google sky maps will show you what stars and constellations are in that part of the sky move the phone around and it tells you what is visible in different areas of the sky. It is really cool and you can learn the names of the stars and planets while using this app. You’ll feel just like an astronomer. Your parents will be happy to let you have a phone when you use it for all these cool and educational apps.

You can download it here.

  1. Parker permalink
    October 7, 2011 2:15 pm

    Karsten is amazing

  2. Parker permalink
    October 7, 2011 2:15 pm

    Can you get all the applications for an iPod Touch?

  3. Katy Gilbertson permalink
    October 7, 2011 2:06 pm

    this app is pretty cool!

  4. amy sieve permalink
    October 4, 2011 2:12 pm


    I’m trying to get this website unblocked so students can access it from school. I’ll keep you posted.

    Mrs. Sieve

    • Parker permalink
      October 7, 2011 2:12 pm

      KARSTEN!!! Your the only good part about the news. Gimme candy!!

  5. Erik Bartho permalink
    October 4, 2011 2:07 pm

    Very cool app. I wish i had it it on my iPod.

  6. Emerson permalink
    October 4, 2011 12:41 am

    i have an app that is similar and is called go sky watch for the iphone

  7. Emerson permalink
    October 4, 2011 12:38 am

    how do u get the app on an iphone

  8. Emerson permalink
    October 3, 2011 10:51 pm

    can u get it on an iphone

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