The Suomi NPP satellite has used its Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite instrument to record city lights in the United States and elsewhere around the globe.
A composite image assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October 2012 shows the United States at night. The new satellite used the day-night band of the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite to detect light in a range of wavelengths and used filtering techniques to observe dim signals such as city lights, gas flares, auroras, wildfires and reflected moonlight. NASA
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