Asia at night, satellite image

Asia at night, satellite image

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Caption: Asia at night,satellite image. City lights (yellow) show areas of dense population. Large, densely populated areas include India (lower centre), China (lower right) and Japan (right). Most of central and western Asia (centre) is uninhabited, as is the Arctic (top). This image was produced by combining data from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) and NOAA's POES satellites.

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