Stargazing From Orbit

ISS_StargazingAn astronaut aboard the International Space Station snapped this photo looking across the Pacific Ocean back in August, 2015. Some of the setting stars can be seen though the glow of the atmosphere.

The bright spot in the clouds on the right is a lightning flash, and its reflection can be seen in the solar array.

Image Credit: NASA

1 thought on “Stargazing From Orbit

  1. While I remain grateful for cat videos and good chocolate, that I will never see these beauties from the command deck of a Leviathan, depresses the heck out of me …

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