Accurate earth map. For starters please add an auto button so one doesnt have to keep. From japanese artist hajime narukawa the authagraph map breaks the globe into sections to allow it to be folded flat while maintaining accurate dimensions. The peters map is an area accurate projection of the earths surface. The approximate positions of the sun and moon projected on to the earth are also shown.
The milky ways disk of stars becomes increasingly warped and twisted far away from its center according to astronomers who have built the first accurate 3d map of earths home galaxy. In case youre wondering youd need about 2000 feature length movies to occupy that many waking hours. Because maps represent the spherical earth in 2d form they cannot help but be distorted which is why greenland and antarctica usually look far more. See current wind weather ocean and pollution conditions as forecast by supercomputers on an interactive animated map.
To design a map of the world is no easy task. They were mostly drawn from imagination. But can you please add a few more features. The first maps made of our earth werent very accurate at all.
Shows which parts of the world are in daylight which are in twilight and which are in darkness. But in reality africa is 14 times larger. Arno peters created a new world map that. Just took a tour on our solar system.
Updated every three hours. Maps then and now. Relative to the equator latitude is measured from 90 degrees at the north pole to 90 degrees at the south pole. Better be some good in flight entertainment.
It would take about seven months to travel this distance in a spaceship.