How to Watch Milky Way from Your Home with Virtual Reality

How to Watch Milky Way from Your Home

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For the first time ever, I could lay down on the ground and watch the milky way. You know what’s best about it? I enjoyed it from my home, but virtually from Alaska.

Let’s call this experience “Milky Way VR”.

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What You Need to Prepare

to Watch Milky Way VR

1. Android or iPhone

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Chances are, you’re probably using it right now.

2. YouTube

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Make sure you have updated YouTube app on your devices. This is going to be a 360-degree video. You can find the link at the end of this post.

3. BeThere Book

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BeThere VR viewer - Travel edition 1

BeThere Book: Travel Edition

Once you play the 360-degree video, insert your phone into BeThere Book. Put it on. It will bring you to Alaska.

4. Headphones or earbuds

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To make you totally lost in this experience of Milky Way VR.

5. Make sure you turn all lights the off.

So, the experience could be more immersive.

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The Experience of Milky Way VR

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I still remember I had a dream like this: sitting on the back of a truck, laying down, and watching the sky full of stars.

Sometimes, I wanted to relive that dream by laying down on the road and just watching the stars. But, of course, I was too shy to do that. It wasn’t even safe.

I didn’t think I could relive my dream last night with Virtual Reality.

But now I know I could.

A few minutes ago, I found a 360-degree video titled “360 VR footage of the Milky Way over Knob Lakes Alaska” uploaded by William Briscoe Photography. Let’s call it “Milky Way VR”.

When I started the video using BeThere Book, I was suddenly brought to Alaska at midnight. The snow was covering the ground. All I saw was white with some pine trees.

But when I looked up to the sky, I saw a sky full of stars.

It was so many stars that the night sky almost didn’t have space.

The scenery put a smile on my lips. My eyes were getting wider and couldn’t stop gazing at them. Feeling wonderstuck, I laid down on the floor and revived my dream.

I saw a shooting star flying above me. Only in a few seconds. And, it was lost.

But it was so beautiful.

And, it was my first time.

This experience is a dream comes true.

And, you have to experience it, too.

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How to Watch Milky Way VR

Watch the video below with your YouTube app.

Set it to 1080p or higher. Put your BeThere Book on. Enjoy the stars.

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