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English: This composite image shows Earth's night lights as observed in 2016. The compositing technique selected the best cloud-free nights in each month over each land mass. The team has also reprocessed 2012 data with the new techniques so that researchers can compare and contrast light sources over the years. By late 2017, Román and colleagues hope to provide daily high-definition views of Earth at night.
Español: Esta imagen compuesta muestra las luces de la Tierra de noche como se observó en 2016. El técnico de fotomontaje seleccionó las noches con las condiciones menos nubladas durante un mes sobre cada masa de tierra. El equipo también ha reprocesado datos de 2012 con este nuevo técnico para que los investigadores puedan comparar fuentes de luz con los años. A finales de 2017, Román y sus colegas esperan que entreguen vistas de la Tierra de noche cada día en definición alta.
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Source NASA https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/new-night-lights-maps-open-up-possible-real-time-applications (image link)
Author NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Suomi NPP VIIRS data from Miguel Román, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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