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Old 12-29-2014, 09:56 PM   #1
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December 29, 2014: Earth at Night 2014



The IotD has had a lot of Earth at Night shots over the years. Here's one taken by Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, who is on board the International Space Station.
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Old 12-29-2014, 11:11 PM   #2
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Must be Australia
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Old 12-30-2014, 12:34 AM   #3
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Must be Australia
Hahaha. I just spent a ridiculous amount of time (okay; nearly 10 minutes anyway) squinting at the light patterns and trying to compare them to various parts of a map of Australia, twisting and turning the latter, attempting to figure out how you derived that.

Until I finally clued in to the obvious.

Yes indeed. Must be Australia.


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Old 12-30-2014, 01:31 AM   #4
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But in the ISS, there is no up, no down, only round and round.
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Old 12-30-2014, 08:21 AM   #5
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I like the perspective. Reminds me of George Lucas shots from Star Wars.
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Old 12-30-2014, 08:26 AM   #6
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Ha!
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Old 12-30-2014, 10:18 AM   #7
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Hahaha. I just spent a ridiculous amount of time (okay; nearly 10 minutes anyway) squinting at the light patterns and trying to compare them to various parts of a map of Australia, twisting and turning the latter, attempting to figure out how you derived that.

Until I finally clued in to the obvious.

Yes indeed. Must be Australia.


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Lol srry m8
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Old 01-02-2015, 10:31 AM   #8
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Hoi; I can see me house. Crikey!
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Must be Australia
Fixed it.

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[quote=Gravdigr;918102]Fixed it.

I thought it was the South Pacific
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STOP, I'm getting seasick.
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