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Southeast Asia at night. Satellite image of the Earth seen at 18:00 (6pm) GMT (UCT), centred on China. City lights (yellow) show areas of dense population, particularly in India (left), China (upper centre) and Japan (upper right). Most of Australia (lower right) is uninhabited, as is the Arctic (top). Image obtained using data from Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 satellites.
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