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Pale Blue Dot, Beautiful Planet: The Best Astronaut Images of Earth from 2017

A new video from NASA facilities a really best photographs of Earth taken by astronauts from a International Space Station (ISS) in 2017.

Among a featured images are snapshots of a shining green-and-purple halo borealis arrangement over Canada; a red, vein-like tributaries of a Betsiboka Estuary in Madagascar; and a festive web of lights combined by vast cities like London and Naples, Italy.

The winning images were comparison by scientists in a Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit during NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. You can see a photos here.

Observations of Earth from space go over their cultured value. In 2017, cameras on a ISS, along with several Earth-observing satellites, helped guard a slew of vital stormsthat pummeled by a Atlantic Ocean and aidedin recovery effortsfor regions influenced by those storms. Images from Earth-observing satellites also helped puncture organizationsmonitor wildfires in California.

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