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The world at night

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1. Posted by angela_ (Respected Member 1732 posts) 10y

I just love this picture of the world at night.
http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/image/0011/earthlights_dmsp_big.jpg

2. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 10y

Beautiful! Thanks Angela! :)

3. Posted by wouterrr (Travel Guru 3379 posts) 10y

Its great!!! But its also amazing how much electricity both US and Europe uses!!!

4. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 10y

Wow! That is very cool!!! I think I see my house!!!!

5. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 10y

I can't read the small type in the corners... is the picture a composite? It couldn't be nighttime all over the world...

Looks like Japan is the brightest spot of all!

6. Posted by Brendan (Respected Member 1824 posts) 10y

yeah it is a composite, pieced together gradually. It took a long time to get a cloudless-night picture of the planet.

It does look cool, but disgusting at the same time.

7. Posted by soliqa (Respected Member 284 posts) 10y

Wow! Thanks Angela. It makes you realise how much of the world has human habitation on it.

8. Posted by cikusang (Respected Member 1361 posts) 10y

Thanks, Angela. This is so far one of the greatest wonders of my 'discovery' about the world...

Brenden
yeah it is a composite, pieced together gradually. It took a long time to get a cloudless-night picture of the planet.

It does look cool, but disgusting at the same time.

Wouterrr
Its great!!! But its also amazing how much electricity both US and Europe uses!!!

soliqa
It makes you realise how much of the world has human habitation on it.

West Coast off Peninsular Malaysia is quite a bright too.

Japan seems to be the brightest spot of all. Maybe we do not need to have lamps with our vehicles there when driving in the night time