A Google Earth Plugin Sky Mode mash-up of 3000 nearby stars sampled* from the Hipparcos Catalogue.
- Stars visible in the window are plotted on a Hertzsprung Russell Diagram (HR Diagram).
- Pan the view or zoom in and out to interactively sample a different portion of the sky.
- Hover the mouse above stars to see names/catalogue numbers.
- Click on stars for observation data and physical characteristics.
*stars with parallax errors < 3.5%, and B-V Color value errors < 0.495.
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