I love following the International Space Station on Instagram, because of incredible shots like this.

Obviously New York City is always bright, but when you cram tens of thousands of extra people into Times Square and the surrounding bars and restaurants, it makes the city glow even more.

It's still always cool to scan around Jersey too, looking at the bright spots along the shore of Seaside Heights and Atlantic City, the empty blackness of the Pine Barrens, then the city lights of Camden and Trenton into Philadelphia.

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