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star finder gadget

want...please Digital sky-scope auto-locates and identifies stars: "Cory Doctorow: The SkyScout is a sky-watching digital scope that automatically identifies stars, provides directions to other stars, and recites mythology about celestial bodies:

Simply point the SkyScout at any star in the sky and click the 'target' button. The SkyScout will instantly tell you what object you are looking at...

(via Red Ferret)

(Via Boing Boing.)

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got a spacey idea...NASA will fund