Earth at Night: Satellite Sends Awesome Images
NASA's Suomi craft captures composite images
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 6, 2012 12:32 PM CST
This NASA composite image shows the Earth's city lights at night.   (AP Photo/NASA)

(Newser) – NASA has released new composite images of the Earth at night, courtesy of a satellite launched last year, reports the BBC. The Suomi satellite's main goal is to gather meteorological data, and it's specially equipped to view the planet, complete with city lights, at night, notes AP.