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Star Chart: The Virtual Reality Planetarium App (Images)

Star Chart: VR Skywatching

Star Chart

A new virtual reality app lets users explore the solar system up close, from scorching-hot Mercury to faraway Pluto and beyond. Take a look at some views from the Star Chart program here.

Saturn in Star Chart for VR

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A close-up of Saturn in Star Chart for VR.

Uranus in Star Chart for VR

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Uranus and its rings shown in Star Chart for VR.

Cygnus in Star Chart for VR

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The constellation Cygnus in Star Chart for VR.

Solar System in Star Chart for VR

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A faraway look at the solar system in Star Chart for VR.

Saturn and Moons in Star Chart for VR

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Saturn and its moons in Star Chart for VR.

Mars in Star Chart VR

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Mars and one of its moons in Star for Chart VR

Mars Features in Star Chart for VR

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Major features of Mars in Star Chart for VR.

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Elizabeth Howell

Elizabeth Howell is a contributing writer for Space.com who is one of the few Canadian journalists to report regularly on space exploration. She is the author or co-author of several books on space exploration. Elizabeth holds a Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota in Space Studies, and an M.Sc. from the same department. She also holds a bachelor of journalism degree from Carleton University in Canada, where she began her space-writing career in 2004. Besides writing, Elizabeth teaches communications at the university and community college level, and for government training schools. To see her latest projects, follow Elizabeth on Twitter at @howellspace.