Archive for May 25th, 2006

Realtime satellite tracking via Google Maps

Thursday, May 25th, 2006

Yet another very cool Google Maps API use: tracking satellites in real-time.
Click on the pic below to see the full-size screenshot.

sat track

The ISS was above the horizon around lunch time today.

I am curious about how it figured out my longitude and latitude.
Perhaps by my IP address?
Hmm.

(via Wohba)