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Top Viewed Photos and Videos in 2011

Review the most visited photos and time-lapse videos on TWAN website during the year 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



2012 January 8: During the year 2011 TWAN website received 3.1 million visits from all around the world (195 countries and territories). There are currently about 2500 photos and time-lapse videos on TWAN galleries and about 900 photos in the Guest Gallery. TWAN imagery is increasing by the support of The World at Night dedicated photographers.

Listed below are the top 15 viewed photos and videos during 2011 by our global visitors:

1- Sky Gazers a time-lapse video by Babak Tafreshi was viewed 16450 times.


2- Starry Night of Alps by Babak Tafreshi was viewed 11485 times.


3- Aurora Dance by Kwon O Chul (9430 visits).


4- Sky in Motion a time-lapse video by Bernd Proschold (9020 visits).


5- Starry Sky of an Alien Lake by Wally Pacholka (7310 visits).


6- Aurora Meteor by Kwon O Chul (7210 visits).


7- Sky from Slopes of Kilimanjaro a time-lapse video by Kwon O Chul (6980 visits).


8- Big Dipper Falling Star by Wally Pacholka (6430 visits).


9- Rio Morning Moonset, by Babak Tafreshi (5860 visits).


10- The Milky Way Over Tenerife by Juan Carlos Casado (5660 visits).


11- Darkest Sky in Two Hemispheres by Tunc Tezel and Stephane Guisard (5530 visits).


12- A Postcard from Brazil by Babak Tafreshi (5280 visits).


13- Northern Record for Southern Cross by Tunc Tezel (4940 visits).


14- Visit Tikal in Virtual Reality by Stephane Guisard (4770 visits).


15- Yukon Moontrail by Yuichi Takasaka (4640 visits).


The top 3 most viewed photos on TWAN Guest Gallery during 2011 were the followings:

1- Storms and Hay Bales by Rob Garaham (12160 visits).

2- Bootes over Ocean Thunderstorm by Fred Wasmer (3800 visits).

3- A Starry Night of Iceland by Stephane Vetter (2100 visits).

Top Visiting Countries
The top ten visiting countries to TWAN website during 2011 include:

- USA with 43% of the visitors
- Germany (4%)
- Canada (4%)
- Iran (4%)
- UK (4%)
- Austria (3%)
- Russia (3%)
- China (2%)
- France (2%)
- Spain (2%)

Some of the most visiting cities include Linz (Austria) with 2%, Tehran (Iran) 2%, Moscow (Russia) 1.3%, New York (USA) 1%, Los Angeles (USA) 1%, Budapest (Hungary) 0.7%, San Francisco (USA) 0.7%, Hong Kong (China) 0.6%, London (UK) 0.6%.

Most Visited Galleries
The regional gallery of Americas received the most visitors (134,000), followed by the Latest Images (120,000), the Guest Gallery (113,000), the regional gallery of Europe (95,000), Africa (55,000), Asia (46,000), Australia (37,000), the Middle East (32,000), and the Polar Regions (30,000).
In the special galleries the most visited includes the Milky Way (48,500), Aurora (36,000), and Cosmic Motions (36,000, the gallery for time-lapse videos), Our Cosmic Neighbor (31,000, the gallery for Moon images).
Browse all TWAN galleries here.

   



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