23 Oct '11, 10pm

Midwestern USA at Night with Aurora Borealis [image] #NASA

When viewed from the International Space Station (ISS), the night skies are illuminated with light from many sources. For example, the Midwestern United States presents a nighttime appearance not unlike a patchwork quilt when viewed from orbit. The artificial light from human settlements appears with a characteristic yellow tinge. The green light of the aurora borealis also shines brightly in this view—even seeming to reflect off Earth’s surface in Canada. A small white patch of light is almost certainly lightning from a storm on the East coast (image top right). Part of the ISS appears across the top of the image. This astronaut photograph highlights the Chicago metropolitan area as the largest cluster of lights, next to the dark patch of Lake Michigan. The other largest metropolitan areas include St. Louis, Minneapolis–St. Paul, and the Omaha–Council Bluffs region on the...

Full article: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=76201&s...

Tweets

Midwestern USA at Night with Aurora Borealis

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 23 Oct '11, 10pm

When viewed from the International Space Station (ISS), the night skies are illuminated with light from many sources. For ...

Fabulous oblique shot of midwestern USA at nigh...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 23 Oct '11, 10pm

When viewed from the International Space Station (ISS), the night skies are illuminated with light from many sources. For ...

Enjoy this amazing image the space station crew...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Oct '11, 2pm

When viewed from the International Space Station (ISS), the night skies are illuminated with light from many sources. For ...

Unique view of the Aurora Borealis in the Midwe...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Oct '11, 11pm

When viewed from the International Space Station (ISS), the night skies are illuminated with light from many sources. For ...

Last Saturday Night

It's one thing to puke after drinking. It's another to wake up in someone else's bed, to find that the clothes you had was...

Story Of Bing - Project 365 : Night Golfing.: [26 Oct 2011] Hubs swinging. Me loafing..

Story Of Bing - Project 365 : Night Golfing.: [...

storyofbing.com 25 Oct '11, 11pm

© Copyright 2009-2011 | All content in StoryOfBing.com is the personal property of the blog owner, unless otherwise stated...

Sea Ice and Icebergs off East Antarctica [image...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 22 Oct '11, 10pm

Though it is all composed of frozen water, ice is hardly uniform. On October 7, 2011, the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NA...

Millions March across the USA against GMO's on ...

organicconsumers.org 22 Oct '11, 5pm

On World Food Day, October 16, 2011, millions of Americans marched, protesting and demonstrating in over sixteen hundred c...

Sea Ice and Icebergs off East Antarctica: Acqui...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 22 Oct '11, 10pm

acquired October 7, 2011 download large image (4 MB, JPEG) acquired October 7, 2011 download GeoTIFF file (21 MB, TIFF) Th...

NASA Earth Observato Sea Ice and Icebergs off E...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 22 Oct '11, 10pm

acquired October 7, 2011 download large image (4 MB, JPEG) acquired October 7, 2011 download GeoTIFF file (21 MB, TIFF) Th...

プルバヤン先生、さ来週はシンガポールのこのでっかいコンサートホールでソロ公演だそう・・・すごい...

esplanade.com 28 Oct '11, 6am

Esplanade's crown jewel seats 1,614 with another 197 seats in the gallery. The hall, boasts superb acoustics and is one of...

Ranking On Image Search

searchenginewatch.com 27 Oct '11, 8pm

With over a billion pageviews per day, Google Image Search can be an excellent source of traffic. Of course, one has to as...

人工衛星で見るタイの洪水。上が10月で、下が7月。 Flooding in Thailand ...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 26 Oct '11, 10pm

View Image Comparison View Both Images The Chao Phraya River forms at the confluence of smaller rivers in central Thailand...

@charltonbrooker

@charltonbrooker

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Oct '11, 11am

Off the coast of Greenland lies an island resembling a bony claw. Long connected to Greenland’s coast by ice, the island e...

(Stomp) A breathtaking night view of our planet we hardly see, from space: STOMPer spacedout was mes... #Singapore

(Stomp) A breathtaking night view of our planet...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 23 Oct '11, 5am

was mesmerized by these incredible photos and videos of the electricity waves rippling across Earth, taken from the Intern...