World Air Traffic – One Minute Video

Now here is a fascinating one-minute video…
It is a 24-hour observation of all of the large aircraft flights in the world (recorded by the airplane flight
transponders via Geo-stationary orbital satellites) patched together and condensed down to about a minute, i.e.,
you watch 24 hours of flights compressed into one minute. From space we look like a beehive of activity.
You can tell it is summer time in the north by the sun’s footprint over the planet. You can see that it doesn’t quite set in the extreme north and it doesn’t quite rise in the extreme south. We are taught about the earth’s tilt and how it
causes summer and winter and have had to imagine just what is going on. Now the “tilt” is visible.
With this 24-hour observation of aircraft travel on the earth’s surface, we get to see the daylight
pattern move as well across the face of the planet. 
Enjoy! Link 

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