This is a different view of our planet, a different perspective of Earth.
In this video you can watch earth from space as did the astronauts aboard International Space Station.

How this video was made

It was made using a technique called time-lapse photography. Time-lapse photography is a technique that consists in taking photos from time to time, and after that the photos are used as frames to produce a video.

What to see

Note the flashes of storms scattered in the surface of the earth and the thin line of the atmosphere around the planet. The Aurora Borealis and Australis are wonderful.

Regions of the earth that appear in the video

Maybe you can recognize yourself any of the places listed bellow, in the same order as they appear in the video:

1. Aurora Borealis over the United States, at night
2. Aurora Borealis and eastern United States, at night
3. Aurora Australis from Madagascar to southwest of Australia
4. Aurora Australis south of Australia
5. Northwest coast of United States to Central South America at Night
6. Aurora Australis from the Southern to the Northern Pacific Ocean
7. Halfway around the World
8. Night Pass over Central Africa and the Middle East
9. Evening Pass over the Sahara Desert and the Middle East
10. Pass over Canada and Central United States, at night
11. Pass over Southern California to Hudson Bay
12. Islands in the Philippine Sea, at night
13. Pass over Eastern Asia to Philippine Sea and Guam
14. Views of the Mideast, at night
15. Night Pass over Mediterranean Sea
16. Aurora Borealis and the United States, at night
17. Aurora Australis over Indian Ocean
18. Eastern Europe to Southeastern Asia, at night


"The time lapse sequences of photographs taken with a low-light camera by the crew of expeditions 28  29 onboard international Space Station from August to October 2011."
The gateway to astronaut photography of earth - http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov

I hope you enjoyed the Earth from space. Feel free to share it with your friends.
And here is a link if you want to see what hapening there at this right moment. Watch it LIVE.




5 comments:

Anonymous said...

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