Published by swansont on September 19, 2011 03:00 am
under photography, Tech, Video
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A time-lapse taken from the front of the International Space Station as it orbits our planet at night.
via The Bad Astronomer, who makes a recommendation
Make sure you set it to the highest resolution, then make it full screen. You’re welcome.
Awesome. Any ideas which part of the world it was flying over – rewound a number of time, but everything is so alien from such a strange angle
It threw me at first because I was expecting more of an W-E trajectory, but it’s basically going down the west coast of the Americas. I recognized the southern California valley From San Fran down to LA And SD, and then Baja California in the first half of the video.
Ah yes – so the first big blaze of lights is the LA-SD sprawl with Las Vegas (?) to the East (left as viewed). Impressive thunderstorm off Mexico and central America
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