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Space photos of the day: Earth from above

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The border between North and South Korea is highlighted in this Defense Meteorological Satellite Program photograph of the countries. Japan is the bright island off the coast, with the Korean Peninsula lying near the southern end of Japan. The industrialized South Korea is clearly outlined by the lights of its modern cities while its neighbor to the north is shrouded in darkness. The lights of China and Russia are located to the north.

PHOTO: Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

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