Author Archives: Arvindmani Satyanarayan


Diwali in India – Visible from Space?

Every year a certain photo (below) makes a circulation around social media, usually coinciding with the Festival of Lights. The claim is that the satellite image of India lights up colourfully during the night of Diwali because of the sheer number of fireworks burst, and of lamps and candles lit. But how true are these

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