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The Real Story Behind Fake NASA Diwali Photo From Space That Goes Viral Every Year
05/11/2021 06:00 PM | Click to read full article
On Diwali this year, as is a ritual, the Internet’s favourite “NASA" Diwali photo has found its way into the pipelines of Twitter again. As per NASA, the photo is actually from the satellites of the US Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP). It shows population growth over time, with the help of city lights.
Diwali lights are, in fact, too minuscule to be photographed from space.