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Composite Map of the Earth at Night, 2012. Source: NASA.Composite Map of the Earth at Night, 2012. Source: NASA. Click on map for larger image.

New Map of the Earth’s Night Lights

NASA has released an update of its popular Earth at Night composite imagery.  The last global composite of the earth’s night lights was created in 2003.  The latest release of nighttime imagery has been greatly improved through the use of  the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite which was launched in October of […]