World Air Traffic..!!! Most Amazing Sight.!!

Maryam Zainab

Proud to be a Muslim

I received this from a mail.

What you will see in the attached movie clip is the air traffic around the world over a period of 24 hours… taken from a satellite.

It is a 24 hour observation of all of the large aircraft flights in the world, condensed down to just over a minute. From space we look like a bee hive of activity.

I’m sure that you won't believe this at first…!!!

The yellow dots are airplanes in the sky during a 24 hour period.

Stay with the picture or watch it over again… and notice the following:

à See the light of the day moving from the east to the west, as the Earth spins on it's axis.

à See the flow of aircraft traffic leaving the North American continent and traveling at night to arrive in the UK in the morning.

à Then see the flow changing, leaving the UK in the morning and flying to the American continent in daylight.

à See if you realize that it was summer time in the north (by the sun's foot print over the planet).

à See the daylight pattern moving across the earth’s surface… and that the sun didn't quite set in the extreme north and it didn't quite rise in the extreme south.


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