Practically 80,000 folks have swarmed to a brief metropolis arrange in the course of the Nevada desert for a 30-year-old annual custom generally known as Burning Man.

Burning Man welcomed attendees to its website — dubbed Black Rock Metropolis— beginning this previous weekend for the nine-day competition. Hundreds arrange campers and tents as they ready for every week of partying and having fun with artwork. The celebration culminates with the burning of an effigy, generally known as “the Man.”

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The Black Rock Metropolis “playa” is big. So huge, the truth is, that it may be seen from house. A satellite tv for pc, belonging to house expertise firm Maxar Applied sciences, captured pictures of the Burning Man website on the day it welcomed attendees, and the photographs present simply how a lot of a manufacturing the competition is every year.

Check out a number of the pictures taken from house of Burning Man 2019: