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Satellite Sees Holiday Lights Brighten Cities - Saudi Arabia

2017-12-08

NASA

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In several cities in the Middle East, city lights brighten during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, as seen using a new analysis of daily data from the NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite. Dark green pixels are areas where the lights are 50 percent brighter, or more, during Ramadan.

Credit: Jesse Allen, NASA’s Earth Observatory

Read more: www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/satellite-sees-holiday-light...

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  • Title: Satellite Sees Holiday Lights Brighten Cities - Saudi Arabia
  • Date Created: 2017-12-08
  • Location: Greenbelt, MD
  • Rights: GSFC
  • Album: ayoung

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