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Astronomy Picture of the Day: Earth At Night
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.
Intended for grade levels:
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
  • Space science
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Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Eestrtriction information is unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-159
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: R. Simon
Goddard Space Flight Center