Explore the Universe from your computer using Sky in Google Earth. The latest version of Sky in Google Earth, released on January 9, 2008, now contains X-ray images from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. Pictured: Cas A and M82. Learn more about Sky in Google Earth

A Closer Look at Chandra with Sky in Google Earth
Average: 4.7 (3 votes)


This is a good piece; I was wondering if I could use this blog post on my website, I will link it back to your website though. If this is a problem please let me know and I will take it down right away.

size or altitude?

I really like using Google Earth especially with this new feature. I was wondering if the "measurement" values represents the size or the altitude? This is very cool feature for anyone who has ever looked up at the sky and wanted to know more about millions of stars and galaxies.


This is truly a revolution!
I cant believe my eyes!
To a space enthusiast it feels like a child staring at a toy!
Thanks a lot for sharing this info.

Yes it is a true revolution

Yes it is a true revolution indeed.. I have always loved space and love the info on this blog!


Technology search

It's amazing how far technology has taken us. Being able to search Google to locate people worldwide and the ability to search the universe. Google Earth is a wonderful tool!


I have to agree that since Google Earth has been introduced I seem to wonder off more now and search around the world for locations and images. It's a great tool indeed.

India's Chandrayaan

Wow, google earth is indeed great. And with India's latest moon mission, Chandrayaan, I believe we will be far ahead in terms of universal exploration.

Lenin Nair

agree with you

Yes, I agree with you, google earth great applications.


Sky is the limit

Of course Google Earth is a pioneer but more and more nice applications like Stellarium or Planetarium are bringing a lot of possibilities to virtually explore the Universe. And for sure, more will come.

This is fun

This is fun, I like very much, I want to it can work with virtual earth 3d, I like to use it, another step closer to knowing "what it is like out there".

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