The Massive Image: Los Angeles' mild air pollution, as seen from area

The Big Picture: Los Angeles' light pollution, as seen from space

What you see above is a shocking picture of California (and surrounding areas), captured from area by astronaut Scott Kelly. However what shortly stands out is Los Angeles, with its brilliant lights shining via and morphing into one large, glowing spot. As Quartz factors out, this exhibits the town’s large mild air pollution drawback — which, prior to now, has been topic to numerous analysis items and even a Kickstarter e-book/video collection. Metropolis of Angels? Extra like Metropolis of Lights.

#California, your vibrant lights invite this morning. #GoodMorning from @Space_Station! #YearInSpace pic.twitter.com/g3zN9TaYUf

— Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) September 23, 2015

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