Lost at Night

Find the exact location of a place on Earth from a picture taken by the International Space Station!

What is Lost at Night?

Having high-resolution images of the Earth from the International Space Station (ISS) is particularly good when you want to identify what the image represents! By helping scientists find the exact location of a picture, you assist them in their research on light pollution.

What do you do?

With Lost at Night, you have to identify a city from night images taken from the ISS. You use simple tools, including zooming in and out, dragging, and even rotating the image.

Relations with school topics

Earth observation, satellites, the science of astronomy

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Citizen Science
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