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    Re: Learn the stars, by phone
    From: Hewitt Schlereth
    Date: 2009 May 30, 20:16 -0400

    Gosh, Frank, next thing we know it'll be able to show altitude,
    bearing and time. Which means on the average passage there will be
    between one and one-dozen electronic sextants aboard to back-up the
    GPS to backup the sextant. :-)   -Hewitt
    On 5/30/09, frankreed@historicalatlas.com  wrote:
    >  Here's the official google page describing this software as it exists at present:
    >  http://www.google.com/sky/skymap.html
    >  There's a short video embedded on the page where you can see "Google Sky 
    Map" running. There are no real surprises here, but it's interesting to see 
    that this does actually exist right now and runs on a mobile phone.
    >  -FER
    >  >
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