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Italy from Space

Credit: e NASA/JSC Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth
Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014: The Italian Peninsula glows with night lighting as seen from the International Space Station. The island of Sicily lies at lower…Read More »





right, at the “toe” of Italy. The brightest concentration of light just below the center of the image represents Naples, with Rome a bit to the left. A bright green line of airglow hangs above the limb of the Earth. The space station’s solar panels blot out the area at upper right. Image obtained Oct. 21, 2014.

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