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On a Clear Day, ISS Earth photos
From the ISS, ESA astronaut Tim Peake photographed the clear skies and building clouds over Europe. (Image credit: ESA/NASA)

Adding to the plethora of astronaut-taken photos from the International Space Station, ESA astronaut Tim Peake captured this image of Earth. Clear skies over Europe are surrounded above and below with clouds — bringing weather — moving in, offering opportunities for more stunning images of our Blue Marble. [See more images from the ISS.]

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