“The Black Marble”: A New Satellite View of the Earth That Will Leave You In Awe
Scientists unveiled today an unprecedented new look at our planet at night. A global composite image, constructed using cloud-free night images from a new NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellite, shows the glow of natural and human-built phenomena across the planet in greater detail than ever before.
1. North and South America
2. Africa, Europe, and the Middle East
3. Asia and Australia
Credit: NASA Earth Observatory/NOAA NGDC
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