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Do you remember how your fascination with the night sky began? As a kid, I remember using a book to identify stars and planets. I would pick a map based on the current month, then attempt to orient it with what I saw in the sky.  Finding a planet meant finding the right constellation, then following the directions explaining where to find it for the next few years. Sadly, I was always worried about what I would do when the instructions expired!

The idea for Sky Map came from those experiences. We wanted to create an app that could identify objects in the night sky without flipping through a book or having data that could expire. We were able to do that because of the new technology present in the first generation of Android devices. The phone’s sensors could detect the screen’s orientation and Sky Map would calculate the view of the sky for your exact location. No paper required!

Wouldn’t it be great to take the idea of no paper required one step further?  Maybe, no hands required? Enter… Google Glass. Our team is really excited to launch Sky Map for Glass which represents the next step in exploring the stars. Now you don't even have to hold your phone, you simply have to look at the object that you want to identify. Just like the previous version, you can search for planets, stars, and constellations. Through the elegance and simplicity of Glass, your hands are free to take notes, or operate your telescope, or point out the Big Dipper… you decide.

We hope you enjoy Sky Map for Glass, which you can download here: https://glass.google.com/glassware/13055052428698789439
Please tell us of your adventures as you explore the stars. We can’t wait to hear from you!
Description. Sky Map for Glass provides a window into the sky. Look at stars, constellations, or planets to see their names or try searching for a heavenly body and let Sky Map help you locate it. * Sky Map uses Location. SupportPrivacy policy. Permissions. Privacy & Terms · Glass Terms of Use ...
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Guys, the current souce code of Sky Map Renderer is randomly rendering strings in the sky and I don't have enough skill to find out how to fix this, can you guys point me in the right direction?
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Hey folks! If you follow us on Twitter too, note that we've changed our username from googleskymap@ to skymapdevs@. We've also just updated the Market with Google-free text and images.
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Well,for me the problem started with 4.4 update, but on CM. Now I'm on stock 4.4(Sony) and the app working again...
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We're delighted to announce that today we open sourced Sky Map! Read all about it in the post below.


http://googleresearch.blogspot.com/2012/01/open-sourcing-sky-map-and-collaborating.html
Posted by John Taylor and Kevin Serafini In May 2009 we launched Google Sky Map: our “window on the sky” for Android phones. Created by half a dozen Googlers at the Pittsburgh office in our 20% time, ...
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+Sky Map - Are you going to be moving the repo to GitHub? 
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Remote control Meade LXD-75 with Android (SkyMap)

Check out this awesome video of Sky Map being used to control a telescope.
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cuando actualizan la aplicación skyp es muy buena pero necesita actualización  
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Thanks +Don Johnson
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The universe in your pocket!
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Google Sky Map is an application for Android phones that gives you a 'window on the sky'.  Just point your phone at the sky and it will tell you which star, planet or constellation you're looking at.