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.

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Dec 13, 2012 6:20 AM CST
from NASA? can someone tell us where the clouds went? All over the world, there are no clouds...? NASA is photoshopping pixs? Or did someone claim to be NASA and did so, Newser?
Dec 11, 2012 6:36 PM CST
Many years ago, I flew across the Sahara desert. Was that ever creepy. We saw a couple of Bedouin fires, otherwise complete and total darkness.
Dec 6, 2012 7:22 PM CST
At least you can see where the most electricity is being used. You Light Up My Life!