Tour of a million stars

Posted to Maps  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

The Online Star Register takes you through a delightful view of a million stars. You can browse and gaze the sky, but be sure to “take a tour” via the button on the top. It starts on the ground at Earth, beams you out far out and then back again.

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