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Track the Stars From Your Browser With Stellarium Web

Like stargazing? Stellarium, the open source astronomy software used by universities all over the world, now runs in your browser.

Head to stellarium-web.org right now to check out what’s in the sky above you. This is a stripped down version of the desktop and mobile version, but you don’t need to install anything. This means you can quickly reference it on any device, even one you’re borrowing.

It’s a great link to share with friends while planning a night of stargazing, so bookmark it now and keep it handy. Of course the desktop and mobile version of Stellarium is also available, but the web version is great for Chromebook users and anyone who only occasionally needs astronomy software.

Justin Pot Justin Pot
Justin Pot has been writing about technology for over a decade, with work appearing in Digital Trends, The Next Web, Lifehacker, MakeUseOf, and the Zapier Blog. He also runs the Hillsboro Signal, a volunteer-driven local news outlet he founded.
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