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City Night Lights Poster DLESE Reviewed Collection
This poster shows a global view of Earth at night, compiled from over 400 satellite images collected during the nighttime phase of the orbit. Much of Earth is illuminated at night by city lights. The poster includes elementary-secondary activities on the backside from Mission Geography (
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • Informal
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Map
  • Physical object
  • Agricultural science
  • Biology
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
    • Physical geography
  • Physics
  • Policy issues
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
There is a cost
This product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd368
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: NASA GSFC