TQ3784 : Arcelormittal Orbit tower and stadium floodlights

taken 5 years ago, near to Stratford, Newham, Great Britain

Arcelormittal Orbit tower and stadium floodlights
Arcelormittal Orbit tower and stadium floodlights, taken 5 years ago
View from inside the stadium showing the top loop of the Orbit and one of the triangular towers of floodlights. The Orbit is a 377 foot high sculpture designed by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond. There are 532 floodlights in 14 towers, giving enough light for high definition television - and digital cameras. Also visible are some of the wires across the stadium, used for TV cameras, and for flying performers during the opening and closing ceremonies.
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2012
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 4 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3791 8403 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.2999N 0:0.7730W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3759 8410
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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London 2012 Paralympics  Olympic Stadium  Orbit Sculpture  Floodlights  Wires 

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