We are continuing our Monday to Friday satellite imagery brain teasers to provide a fun distraction for adults and kids alike during these uncertain times. So, what well-known location, feature or landmark on Earth are we looking at today? Check back tomorrow when we will reveal the answer and see if you guessed right! The answer to Day 7's challenge is at the bottom of this page. Ready? Steady? Here we go…

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Day 7 answer: The Shard, London. The Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) image was acquired by the Kompsat-5 satellite. The River Thames appears dark because the smooth water surface bounces most of the transmitted radar signal away from the satellite, whereas hard objects like buildings reflect it strongly resulting in a "bright" radar response. Underneath the steep pyramid of the Shard, in the centre of the image, you can see railway lines snaking into London Bridge station. Moored nearby on the River Thames is HMS Belfast.

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