Every five minutes, NSKYC, a site by web designer Mike Bodge, updates with a new snapshot of the average color of the city’s sky at that moment. It may sound mundane, but the result is actually fascinating and beautiful. The page has been dominated by varying shades of gray today, but scroll down to the early morning hours to find vibrant blues around 5 a.m., or skip past the black of night for yesterday evening’s maroon sunset.
We reached out to Bodge for some details on how he came up with the concept:
As for what’s next, Bodge says he’d “like to expand it to some more cities and plot the colors across a map, or maybe do some installations based on it. We shall see.”
[NSKYC via Gothamist]