Recognizing Mysterious Twinkles On Earth From 1,000,000 Miles Away

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“He saw many, many sun glints, and he mentioned it only over the oceans,” Dr. Marshak said.
Many people who viewed the images posted by NASA noticed the bright flashes and wrote to Dr. Marshak asking what they were.
But when Dr. Marshak reviewed the images from Galileo, he saw the flashes also appeared over land, as they did in the images from Dscovr.
They had seen the mirrorlike reflections in satellite images taken by the Galileo spacecraft as it swung around Earth en route to Jupiter.

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