Japan at Night Poster


Witness the awe of Japan at night and the curvature of the Earth with this stunning print.

Printed on thick, durable, museum quality matte paper. Be sure to add the matte black frame to really make this print a statement.

This photograph shows night time lights over Japan on November 6, 2017. The lights are concentrated around three of the country’s major cities: Tokyo (top cluster), Nagoya (middle), and Osaka (bottom).
The Greater Tokyo area, which is home to more than 30 million people, is the most populous metropolitan area in the world. However, Tokyo has a smaller energy consumption per capita compared to other megacities such as New York City. Primary energy consumption across the country has decreased over the past decade due to better energy efficiency and conservation and changes in economic growth. Renewable energy sources, such as solar power, are rapidly replacing fossil fuels as the country aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 26 percent between 2013 and 2030. Overall, Japan was the fifth-largest energy consumer in the world in 2019.

Available Sizes:

  • 12″ x 18″ (30.5cm x 45.7cm)
  • 24″ x 36″ (61cm x 91cm)

Sizes are available with an optional frame.

Print details:

  • Museum-quality print
  • Matte archival paper

Frame details:

  • Alder, semi-hardwood frame
  • Matte black in color
  • 0.75” (19mm) thick
  • Acrylite front protector
  • Lightweight
  • Hanging hardware included

This photograph is taken by an astronaut, so the image isn’t completely sharp. Its very difficult to take photos in space!

Data and description © NASA/JSC.

Poster Sizes

12"x18" Framed, 12"x18" Unframed, 24"x36" Framed, 24"x36" Unframed

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