Earth time-lapse from 22,000 miles out

Posted to Maps  |  Tags: , , ,  |  Nathan Yau

Japan has a new weather satellite in stationary orbit, Himawari-8, that takes a picture of Earth every ten minutes. String those together and you get a super-detailed time-lapse video of the living planet, which is what Derek Watkins from the New York Times did.

Beautiful results.


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