Updated: Thursday, 06 Dec 2012, 9:57 AM EST
Published : Thursday, 06 Dec 2012, 9:56 AM EST
(CNN) - It's America like you've never seen it before.
The video above shows an image captured by a NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellite.
You can see the man-made glow of lights in the U.S. on a cloud-free night.
Scientists unveiled the unprecedented new image at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco on Wednesday.
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