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The light view from space (Photos)

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NASA's gallery of images shot from space is a never-ending wonderland of fun. The latest batch, taken Oct. 29 by one of the crew members on board the international space station, shows the well-known outlines of Italy, the Nile and the Gulf of Mexico thanks to the illumination of city lights.

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And just for an added space bonus, here's a montage of cities from space:


By Melissa Bell  | November 3, 2010; 12:09 PM ET
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The Earth (all of it)at night:
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap001127.html

Posted by: wiredog | November 3, 2010 1:36 PM | Report abuse

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