Interactive Map of UFO Sightings by Year

February 17, 2018

(This article was first published on Weird Data Science, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Whilst an overview of a century of UFO sightings reveals a broad overall feature of the data, it is far more useful to be able to see how sightings change over time.

The interactive plot below shows all sightings for a given year. We can clearly see that the number of reported UFO sightings greatly increases from the middle of the 1960s onward.

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