Yet, there's a growing flood of location-based map data, geocoded Web pages, and live sensor data digitally available using newly opened standards like Keyhole Markup Language (KML); this map description language is used by Google Maps and Google Earth and named after Keyhole, the company that developed Keyhole Earth Viewer
, which was renamed Google Earth when the company was acquired by Google.
in 2004 for its Earth Viewer
, which underpins Google Earth.
Betelgeuse is a supergiant red star a (http://earthsky.org/brightest-stars/betelgeuse-will-explode-someday) few hundred light years away and makes one of the shoulders of the constellation of the mighty hunter Orion (Earth viewers
' left, (https://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/images/news/OrionBetelLoc.jpg) Orion's right shoulder ).
A much more recent supernova in the LMC, SN 1987A, didcatch the eye of Earth viewers
and continues to be studied with ground- and space-based telescopes, including Hubble.