In Pictures: Most Spectacular Sights in Google Sky

Want to boldly go all over the universe? With views of 100 million stars and 200 million galaxies, Google Sky lets you be a virtual space traveler with just a few clicks of a mouse. Here are some amazing images that are literally out of this world.

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Cat's-Eye Nebula
This unusual nebula is 3000 light-years from Earth and nearly half a light-year across. With its knots, jets, and flares of gases and dust, this cosmic eye is considered one of the most complex nebulae known. Astronomers believe that a double-star system may account for its unique inner structure. (Search: NGC 6543)

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