This magnificent image is a portrait of the Earth taken in one single shot. At 121 megapixels, it is the highest resolution image of the planet ever and was taken by the geostationary Russian weather satellite the Electro-L.
Between the sky and earth. A big moon touch with its rays the bell tower of Santiago church. It is a meet astronomically perfect. Entre el cielo y la tierra. Un gran toque de luna con sus rayos el campanario de la iglesia de Santiago. Es un encuentro astronómicamente perfecto. @idpacifico @idcolombia @idlatino @pasto_narino_colombia @waycorigen @yo.soy.pasto @turismopasto @estoespasto @lauralloyd_e @gobernaciondenarino @greatcolombia @colombia_greatshots @lugaresfantasticosdelmundo…
NASA - Blue Marble 2012 - Arctic View - Fifteen orbits of the recently launched Suomi NPP satellite provided the VIIRS instrument enough time (and longitude) to gather the pixels for this synthesized view of Earth showing the Arctic, Europe, and Asia.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, recently passed the halfway mark of his one-year mission to the International Space Station, photographed the Nile River during a nighttime flyover, Sept. The photo was NASA& Image of the Day on Friday.