The Breathing Earth

#Space

Tue, Aug 20th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

John Nelson has created these beautiful animated GIFs (click for larger, hi-res version) made entirely from imagery obtained from NASA.

Here's a view looking at one year of seasonal transformations on Earth. Made possible by the tremendous folks of the NASA Visible Earth team, I downloaded the twelve cloud-free satellite imagery mosaics of Earth ("Blue Marble Next Generation") at each month of the year. I wrapped them into some fun projections then stitched them together into a couple animated gifs...

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