Cities at Night, the European project STARS4ALL initiative, is creating a ‘Google maps’ nocturnal version using pictures taken from space. More than 17000 volunteers have classified, located and georeferenciated night pictures taken by astronauts onboard the International Space Station to create the first high resolution night color map. The citizen science project, initially designed on […]
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Night pictures by astronaut Thomas Pesquet What would you do if you could see all the landscapes of the world? French astronaut Thomas Pesquet can’t stop taking pictures of the Earth from the International Space Station (ISS). His skills are so good we couldn’t resist gathering all his night pictures of cities published on Twitter so far. […]
Cities at Night has recently changed its look, but we wouldn’t be here without our previous webpage. Do you miss it? You can check it here: We are really thankfull to all the people that helped with it. Specially to our translators: Rafaella Marino (UCM) – Italian Alexandre Bouquin (UCM) – French and Japanese […]
European students have the opportunity to participate in astronomical experiences, supervised by astrophysicists and other researchers. Participants will have to correctly locate nocturnal images of various cities taken from the station with Lost at Night application. The contest winners will join the project Route of the Stars at Teide Observatory (Institute of Astrophysics of the […]
We are now part of STARS4ALL whose objective is to encourage citizens to care and preserve the darkness of european skies beyond 2015, the International Year of the Light. The initiative collects ideas for more advanced lighting guidelines and supports the development of sustainable lighting concepts. STARS4ALL is developing and creating create games for citizen […]
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