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Here’s Some Wow-Inducing Time Lapse Video of Earth at Night

That’s time lapse video of Earth taken from the International Space Station on Expeditions 28 and 29, edited by Michael Koenig. The list of shots is here. We’ve seen time lapse of Earth from the ISS before, but this is exceptional.

HT: Phil Plait, Bad Astronomer at Discover Magazine


  1. celestial says:

    That was way cool. I don’t think I’ve ever seen lighting from that perpective before. Super neat!

  2. Sean says:

    It’s strange when you look at Earth form space our cities make it look like our planet has some type cancer.

  3. Jake says:

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  4. frigginmcivor says:

    I’m at the nasa website now downloading the high-res videos to make this a video wallpaper.

  5. @The_Nicktator says:

    Being able to see this view on a regular basis is yet another reason I want to be a superhero.