World Solar Challenge: The Night Sky

The NASA night-time satellite image above shows the absence of light along most of the Stuart Highway (large light patches represent cities or mining operations). The absence of light along the highway means that, for participants in the World Solar Challenge, the stars will be spectacular at night – as the photo below illustrates (credit: Solar Team Eindhoven / Bart van Overbeeke, 2013).


9 thoughts on “World Solar Challenge: The Night Sky

    • Yes, that is a great picture! I had actually seen it before, and wanted to include a link to it, but I couldn’t find it again — so thanks for posting!

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