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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Whirlpool Galaxy
This is one of the sharpest images of the aptly named Whirlpool Galaxy. The arms of the galaxy create clusters of new stars as gravity compresses hydrogen gas. (Search: NGC 5194)

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