Time-lapse shows night sky at varying levels of light pollution

Posted to Data Art  |  Tags: , ,  |  Nathan Yau

One of my favorite childhood memories is the time I went camping and saw the Big Dipper for the first time. There weren’t any lights in the mountains to diffuse the view of the sky. Sriram Murali uses time-lapse to demonstrate. Queue the ethereal music:

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