Exclusive Images of the Earth from Space
Out of the 55 images published by mashable.com, We have have chosen 10 most exclusive images from the gallery.
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1. Florida Keys
2. Reefs in Princess Charlotte Bay
|Taken April 20, 2013 by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8. These formations are part of the Great Barrier Reefs in Australia. This area lies on the east coast of Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula.|
3. Fires in Cuba and Florida
|Taken Feb. 3, 2003 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite. Fires are marked in red.|
4. Steam Plume from Gaua Volcano
|Taken May 31, 2013 by a member of the International Space Station crew using a Nikon digital camera. Located in the Pacific Ocean, Gaua island is the top of a stratovolcano part of the Vanuatu Archipelago.|
5. Korangi, Pakistan
|Taken April 20, 2013 by a member of the International Space Station crew using a Nikon digital camera.|
6. Little Rock, Ark.
|Taken May 24, 2013 by a member of the International Space Station crew using a Nikon digital camera.|
7. Intersection of the Danube and the Black Sea
|Taken Feb. 5, 2013 by the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on the Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite.|
8. Hurricane Sandy
|Taken Oct. 30, 2012 by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite. The image is rotated, looking south from Canada — north is at the bottom of the image.|
9. Istanbul at Night
|Taken on Aug. 9, 2012 by a member of the International Space Station crew using a Nikon digital camera.|
10. Northern Lights
|Taken on Sept. 17, 2011 by a member of the International Space Station crew using a Nikon digital camera.|