the-star-stuff: “The Black Marble”: A New Satellite View of the…

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“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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