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NASA Sees Holiday Lights From Space

Happy Holidays

It’s official — our holiday lights are so bright we can see them from space.

Thanks to the VIIRS instrument on the Suomi NPP satellite, a joint mission between NASA and NOAA, scientists are presenting a new way of studying satellite data that can illustrate patterns in holiday lights, both during Christmas and the Holy Month of Ramadan.

These new tools can provide new insights into how energy consumption behaviors vary across different cultural settings.

 

 

 


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<p>YouTube Personality ‘ShantiUniverse’, Chief Editor & Columnist of ProxyPonder.com From San Antonio Texas has lived in New York, England, and Las Vegas.</p>