Night Earth




Mittlere Brücke, Basel, Switzerland

| Adler | Tuesday, 16 December 2014 |

The Mittlere Brücke or Middle Bridge lit with some vertical lights in the City of Basel, in Switzerland.


Canal in Koningsplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands

| Adler | Wednesday, 10 December 2014 |

One of the beautiful canals of Amsterdam at night, with the flower market on the right hand side.


Banja Luka- Green City

| aco | Saturday, 06 December 2014 |

Green City


Fortress Kastel

| aco | Saturday, 06 December 2014 |

Old fortress


Night in Banja Luka

| aco | Saturday, 06 December 2014 |

City lights


Banja Luka

| aco | Saturday, 06 December 2014 |

City of Banja Luka


Sunset with a busy sky near Amsterdam Bijlmer, Amsterdam-Zuidoost, The Netherlands

| Adler | Thursday, 04 December 2014 |

The aerial traffic in Amsterdam is so intense that one can often see multiple paths from different planes crossing each other.


Cruz de Caravaca en el Santuario de la Vera Cruz, Caravaca de la Cruz, Murcia, Spain

| Adler | Saturday, 29 November 2014 |

The famous Cross of Caravaca in the Sanctuary of the Vera Cruz.


Fog in Amsterdam-Zuidoost, The Netherlands

| Adler | Saturday, 22 November 2014 |

Foggy night in the outskirts of Amsterdam.


Marina Bay Sands resort, Singapore

| Adler | Sunday, 16 November 2014 |

It's apparently the world's most expensive building.


New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street, New York, NY, USA

| Adler | Wednesday, 12 November 2014 |

This is the place where tens of billions of dollars are traded every day.


The Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia

| Adler | Friday, 07 November 2014 |

Probably the main symbol of the city.


Cueva de San Pascual, Orito, Alicante, Spain

| Adler | Monday, 03 November 2014 |

Common pilgrimage place in the region, formerly a shelter for shepherds.


Mini-maps in picture pages

| Adler | Sunday, 02 November 2014 |

The detailed pages of the pictures now have a mini-map representing the location where that picture was taken.

Stadhuis, Markt, Delft, The Netherlands

| Adler | Wednesday, 29 October 2014 |

The city hall of Delft.


Cuenca Castle and access bridge, Cuenca, Spain

| Adler | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 |

Bottom view of the bridge for entering the Cuenca Castle. A quiet place with a couple of benches.


Catedral de Santa María y San Julián, Plaza Mayor, Cuenca, Spain

| Adler | Monday, 27 October 2014 |

Nice cathedral in the middle of this old and beautiful town.


Palais Garnier, Opéra national de Paris, Paris, France

| Adler | Sunday, 26 October 2014 |

Majestic building from the late XIX century. Even in a rainy night it was hard to take a picture without many people in front.


Phone booths, Harrington Street, Dublin, Ireland

| Adler | Saturday, 25 October 2014 |

Four of the last phone booths sit next to each other in the South of Dublin.


Ballyliffin beach, Ballyliffin, Co. Donegal, Ireland

| Adler | Friday, 24 October 2014 |

Full moon in this beautiful spot in the North of the Republic of Ireland.


Aerial view of Glasgow, UK

| Adler | Thursday, 23 October 2014 |

Glasgow at dusk seen from a plane.


Higher Resolution Night Map

| Adler | Wednesday, 22 October 2014 |

A new night map has been processed and uploaded. These new images, taken in 2012 by NASA, counts with far greater level of detail than the original one from 2000. Both are now available in the Night Map, so it is possible to compare the same area with the images from 2012 as "Night" and 2000 as "Night (2000)".

Street View

| Adler | Sunday, 12 October 2014 |

A new Street View viewport has been added to the image upload page, so that it is easier to locate where a picture was taken from while uploading pictures. Have you already tried it?

Twitter, Facebook, RSS

| Adler | Saturday, 27 September 2014 |

A new Twitter account has been created for following the updates in Night Earth: This is in addition to the existing facebook account ( and RSS feed (

Simplified image upload

| Adler | Saturday, 27 September 2014 |

The process for uploading images has been simplified:
  1. Select an image from the hard disk
  2. If the image contains GPS data, the location will be automatically extracted. Otherwise, one can search the location with the help of the search bar and the map.
  3. The default title can be modified, and a brief description can be added. Press submit to post the image. Thanks :)

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