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Who says there's nothing new under the sun there are some incredible new images from outer space looking down -- planet earth.
Giving us a brand new perspective on things -- took those photos and -- -- here to bring them to us.
I wish I had a camera that could take pictures like this because they're very cool job remarkable images of earth at night.
Revealing a planet that is really never in the dark massive releasing these pictures that were taken not by me go by a special satellite.
Called Sunni and PP.
We're about to show you the United States -- gonna see it come in to frame and you can see how the lights illuminating from the ground actually look a lot like the stars.
And the constellations that we see when we look up at night it's like a reverse planetarium in a way and here's a bird's eye view of Egypt's Nile River lit up.
Five boats yes those are lights from boats the reason these images are possible is because of the new sensor.
That is on board the Sunni and PP which stands for the national polar orbiting partnership it was launched last year gives scientists and does.
A brand new way to observe what our planet looks likes.
Once the sun goes down we -- -- -- -- that's cool and Atlanta really stands out in in the shot and it sort of you know eastern seaboard.
I don't know it's kind of interesting I was surprised that Atlanta is so big and bright and -- -- and of course the northeast you can see there.
That's sort of -- up in new York and Philly and Boston.
And then there's a lot of darkness out west usually get out to California.
Yeah having driven that spam from Denver to California many times.
I can see -- it.
Rick thanks very much.
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