Astronomy Picture of the Day: Earth At Night
http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap001127.html

R. Simon, Goddard Space Flight Center


NASA Astronomy Photo of the Day website hosted this photo of Earth at night in November 2000. The photo shows what Earth looks like at night with urban centers highlighted by concentrations of city lights. The image is a composite of hundreds of satellite photographs taken by orbiting Defense Meteorological Satellites Program satellites.

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Subject: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: General Public
Earth System Topics: Solar System and Astronomy
Topics: Solar system, Human Dimensions/Resources