Cities from Space at Night
London
<ul><li>This night-time view of London, captured in 2003, shows how the population density rapidly drops off from the city...
Sao Paulo
<ul><li>The sprawling urban footprint of São Paulo, Brazil, where different colours denote the different types and generat...
Chicago
<ul><li>The wider metropolitan area of Chicago, Illinois, home to 10 million people, stands out at night  </li></ul>
Antwerp
Antwerp <ul><li>Antwerp in Belgium, like many European cities, displays a characteristic network of roads that radiate out...
Las Vegas
<ul><li>The 'Vegas Strip' of casinos and hotels, said to be the brightest spot on Earth, stands out in this image of Las V...
Montreal
Montreal <ul><li>The Canadian city of Montreal is seen lit up at night in an orbital motion photo taking from the Internat...
El Paso, Texas
El Paso, Texas <ul><li>El Paso, Texas, on the U.S. side of the Rio Grande, is marked by brightly-lit Interstate Highway I-...
Southern California
Southern California <ul><li>The striking lights of southern California, as captured by astronaut Don Pettit  </li></ul>
Tokyo
Tokyo <ul><li>The night lights of Tokyo, like many Japanese cities, have a blue-green glow caused by mercury vapour lighti...
London
London <ul><li>This night-time view of London, captured in 2003, shows how the population density rapidly drops off from t...
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Cities From Space At Night

  1. 1. Cities from Space at Night
  2. 2. London
  3. 3. <ul><li>This night-time view of London, captured in 2003, shows how the population density rapidly drops off from the city's bright urban centre. It was taken at 7.22pm on February 4. Thin clouds are evident in the fuzzy character of patterns for some of the surrounding smaller cities. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Sao Paulo
  5. 5. <ul><li>The sprawling urban footprint of São Paulo, Brazil, where different colours denote the different types and generation of streetlight </li></ul>
  6. 6. Chicago
  7. 7. <ul><li>The wider metropolitan area of Chicago, Illinois, home to 10 million people, stands out at night </li></ul>
  8. 8. Antwerp
  9. 9. Antwerp <ul><li>Antwerp in Belgium, like many European cities, displays a characteristic network of roads that radiate outwards like glowing spider webs </li></ul>
  10. 10. Las Vegas
  11. 11. <ul><li>The 'Vegas Strip' of casinos and hotels, said to be the brightest spot on Earth, stands out in this image of Las Vegas at night </li></ul>
  12. 12. Montreal
  13. 13. Montreal <ul><li>The Canadian city of Montreal is seen lit up at night in an orbital motion photo taking from the International Space Station </li></ul>
  14. 14. El Paso, Texas
  15. 15. El Paso, Texas <ul><li>El Paso, Texas, on the U.S. side of the Rio Grande, is marked by brightly-lit Interstate Highway I-10 that cuts across the city. It is bordered by Ciudad Juaréz, Mexico </li></ul>
  16. 16. Southern California
  17. 17. Southern California <ul><li>The striking lights of southern California, as captured by astronaut Don Pettit </li></ul>
  18. 18. Tokyo
  19. 19. Tokyo <ul><li>The night lights of Tokyo, like many Japanese cities, have a blue-green glow caused by mercury vapour lighting </li></ul>
  20. 20. London
  21. 21. London <ul><li>This night-time view of London, captured in 2003, shows how the population density rapidly drops off from the city's bright urban centre. It was taken at 7.22pm on February 4. Thin clouds are evident in the fuzzy character of patterns for some of the surrounding smaller cities </li></ul>
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