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The 16 best starscapes in Google Sky

Travel the universe from your desktop

Here are some amazing images that are literally out of this world. With views of 100 million stars and 200 million galaxies, Google Sky lets you be a virtual space traveller with just a few clicks of a mouse.

1. A pair of spiral galaxies

A pair of spiral galaxies

A pair of spiral galaxies

Thanks to the Hubble Space Telescope, we can see two spiral galaxies pass by each other. According to astronomers these two galaxies are performing a celestial dance of sorts, with gravity hurling stars and gas from each galaxy 100,000 light-years into space. (Search: NGC 2207)


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