An Average Sky in New York

An Average Sky in New York

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An Average Sky in New York

In 2011, New York-based designer and entrepreneur Mike Bodge created an equation and a website to answer a simple question:

What's the average color of the New York City sky?

The result is a grid that's updated every 5 minutes with colored boxes and images of the New York sky -- taken with his webcam.

Bodge writes that he's working on expanding his project to include images and sky colors from around the world. "Do you have a great view, a webcam, and an internet connection?" he writes. "I'd love to hear from you. Please get in touch."

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