WebGL Galaxy Viewer in your Browser

Schicke Milchstraßen-Visualisierung von Google mit hunderttausend Sonnen zum Rein- und Rauszoomen, läuft mit WebGL im Chrome Browser.

100,000 Stars is an interactive visualization of the stellar neighborhood created for the Google Chrome web browser. It shows the real location of over 100,000 nearby stars. Zooming in reveals 87 individually identified stars and our solar system. The galaxy view is an artist’s rendition.

Instructions: Pan using your mouse and zoom in/out using your touchpad or mouse wheel. Click a star’s name to learn more about it.

Stars (via Notcot)