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Your Christmas Lights Are Visible From Space

Major cities get brighter during holidays, according to a new analysis of satellite images from NASA.

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Now a NASA-led team has decided to take a closer look at how the light Earth gives off changes over a year.

When we started looking at the data at night over the United States, we were expecting to see a lot of stability in the night time lights. We were surprised to see there is a vibrant increase in activity during the holidays, particularly around areas in the suburbs.


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