Satellite captures "black marble" view of Earth at night

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Hachey wrote:

Wow these are great images, although I’d suggest that someone in NASA’s photo lab should have another look at the north-central -western part of the Australian continent…there’s a lot of lights out in a place that is nothing but desolate and largely inhospitable and uninhabited country!! The image makes it look like it more popilated than Sydney, trust me there aint nothing out there (unless we have our very own Area 51)


Dec 06, 2012 4:09am EST  --  Report as abuse
StigTW wrote:

I was thinking the same thing about the Australia part of the image. It’s extraordinarily bright out in the middle of the dustbowl.
Did another country silently move in and setup?
Or perhaps Australia has been secretly hiding a vast array of cities and a billion people in the desert?
…There’s mining out there but that much mining?

Dec 06, 2012 12:40pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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