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Very Hot and Very Flat and That Is That in Bonneville

Credit: ISS Crew Earth Observations Facility and the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, Johnson Space Center
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014: Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) obtained this photo of the western United States from a point over Nebraska…Read More »

in early October 2014. From left to right along the Earth’s horizon, we see Phoenix, Arizona, then Los Angeles, San Francisco, and finally Portland, Orgeon. The bright area in the foreground represents the Ogden-Salt Lake City-Provo region of Utah with the Bonneville Salt Flats just above. Green airglow appears over the Earth. Moonlight glints from the solar arrays of the ISS in the foreground.

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