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apod.nasa.gov/... <== CLICK Flying Over the Earth at Night Video Credit: Gateway to Astronaut Photography, NASA ; Compilation: Bitmeizer (YouTube); Music: Freedom Fighters (Two Steps from Hell) Many wonders r visible when flying over the Earth & night. A compilation of such visual spectacles was captured recently fr the Int'l Space Station (ISS) & set to rousing music. Passing below r white clouds, orange city lights, lightning flashes in thndrstrms, & dark blue seas.
Lunar Nearside Credit: NASA / GSFC / Arizona State Univ. / Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter About 1,300 images from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft's wide angle camera were used to compose this spectacular view of a familiar face - the lunar nearside...
Explanation: These sharp views of tilted gas giant Uranus show dramatic details of the planet's atmosphere and ring system. The remarkable ground-based images were made using a near-infrared camera and the Keck Adaptive Optics system to reduce the blurring effects of Earth's atmosphere. Because of the severe tilt of its rotational axis, seasons on Uranus are extreme and last nearly 21 Earth years .