South America at night, satellite image

South America at night, satellite image

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Caption: South America at night, satellite image. City lights (yellow) show areas of dense population, particularly in North America (top left) and South America's coasts. The centre of South America is mostly uninhabited, as is Antarctica (bottom right). This image was produced by combining data from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) and NOAA's POES satellites.

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