Data Stories: Constellations, Meteor Showers, Orbiting Material
Winter has brought long nights to the Northern Hemisphere. These data visualizations show the stars, meteors, and satellites that brighten the sky.
- By Upside Staff
- December 5, 2018
These interactive visualizations compare how different cultures have drawn constellations using the same stars.
This beautiful visualization allows you to explore how meteor showers look from different perspectives.
Step through this data story to learn the scope of the manmade material currently circling the earth. At any point, you can hover over the image to learn more about individual satellites and pieces of debris.